Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1917
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1908
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1907
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1927
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1946
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Ties: 1974, 2006
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1961 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Ties: 2001
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1927
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
57.35"
(1,456.69mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1963 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1898
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
77.43"
(1,966.72mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1909
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
98.17"
(2,493.52mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/