Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1987
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1935, 1973, 1999
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1953 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1985
Ties: 1942, 2017
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1919
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Ties: 2000
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
29.54"
(750.32mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
35.20"
(894.08mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1953 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
54.66"
(1,388.36mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1898
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
74.03"
(1,880.36mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1899
Ties: 1903, 1979
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
88.95"
(2,259.33mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1911

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/