Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 1942
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Ties: 1996
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
2.97"
(75.43mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1905
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1905
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1973 1905
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1905
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 2006
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
37.08"
(941.83mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1917
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
56.45"
(1,433.83mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1917
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
75.89"
(1,927.61mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1899, 1910
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
96.07"
(2,440.18mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1965 1938
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/