Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
0.73"
(18.54mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1961 1985
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Ties: 1955
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1918
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1944
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1907
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1908
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1961 1905
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1962 1905
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1916
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1905
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1961 1905
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
17.62"
(447.55mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1932
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1928
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
36.68"
(931.67mm)
37.37"
(949.20mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
58.03"
(1,473.96mm)
56.07"
(1,424.18mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1909
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
74.83"
(1,900.68mm)
74.80"
(1,899.92mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1964 1938
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1910
Ties: 1985
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
96.52"
(2,451.61mm)
93.53"
(2,375.66mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1938
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/