Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1918
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1944
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1908
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1928
Ties: 1943
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1928
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1916
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1928
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1928
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
17.62"
(447.55mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1928
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1932
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1928
Ties: 1948
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1974 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1928
Ties: 1915
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
36.31"
(922.27mm)
37.37"
(949.20mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2012
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
60.80"
(1,544.32mm)
56.07"
(1,424.18mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1909
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
79.51"
(2,019.55mm)
74.80"
(1,899.92mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1910
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
97.81"
(2,484.37mm)
93.53"
(2,375.66mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/