Climate at a Glance

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1973 1987
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 1895
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1985
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 1940
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1961 1904
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 2009
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1973 1919
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Ties: 1980
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Ties: 1972
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
29.54"
(750.32mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1975
Ties: 1958, 1973
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
56.22"
(1,427.99mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1898
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
75.17"
(1,909.32mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1899
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
94.60"
(2,402.84mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1911
Ties: 1925

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/