Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1918
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1944
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1928
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1916
Ties: 1934
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
17.62"
(447.55mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1932
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
27.45"
(697.23mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1928
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
37.37"
(949.20mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
56.80"
(1,442.72mm)
56.07"
(1,424.18mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1909
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
78.49"
(1,993.65mm)
74.80"
(1,899.92mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1938
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1910
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
93.53"
(2,375.66mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1938
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/