Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1927
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.03"
(26.17mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1961 1905
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1961 1905
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1905
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1961 1905
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
-4.68"
(-118.88mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1917
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
50.12"
(1,273.05mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
-5.89"
(-149.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1917
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
71.24"
(1,809.50mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1899, 1910
Ties: 1964
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
87.84"
(2,231.14mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1961 1938
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/