Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1917
Ties: 1975
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1976 1908
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1907
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
Ties: 1985
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1946
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
Ties: 1986
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
7.22"
(183.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
58.70"
(1,490.98mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1974 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1898
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
84.12"
(2,136.65mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1909
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
102.81"
(2,611.37mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
9.37"
(237.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/