Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2014
Ties: 1908
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1971 2017
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 1971
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1919
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 1934
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1961 1919
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 2003
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1919
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1919
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1919
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
13.37"
(339.60mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1919
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
14.66"
(372.36mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1961 1919
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-4.17"
(-105.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1961 1988
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
35.97"
(913.64mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1928
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
56.03"
(1,423.16mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1976
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
73.10"
(1,856.74mm)
74.77"
(1,899.16mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1899
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
93.38"
(2,371.85mm)
93.48"
(2,374.39mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/