Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1917
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1954 1908
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1907
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Ties: 1974
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1946
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1953 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1953 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Ties: 1928
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
36.18"
(918.97mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1953 1935
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1898
Ties: 1992
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
74.61"
(1,895.09mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1909
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
87.92"
(2,233.17mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/