Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1917
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1908
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1927
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1907
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1946
Ties: 1986
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1927
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1927
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1927
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
25.34"
(643.64mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1927
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
36.77"
(933.96mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1961 1935
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Ties: 1979
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
55.74"
(1,415.80mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1898
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
76.38"
(1,940.05mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1909
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
94.12"
(2,390.65mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/