Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1987
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1935, 1956, 1999
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 2017
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1985
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 1933
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1904
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 1897, 1928
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1919
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
15.36"
(390.14mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
26.26"
(667.00mm)
29.54"
(750.32mm)
-3.28"
(-83.32mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Ties: 1958, 1974
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
54.74"
(1,390.40mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1898
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
74.17"
(1,883.92mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1899
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
93.39"
(2,372.11mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1911

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/