Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1917
Ties: 1992
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1979 1908
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Ties: 1931, 1961
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1907
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Ties: 1968
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1946
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1927
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Ties: 1899
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Ties: 1944
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1927
Ties: 1917
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1980 1935
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Ties: 1900
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
52.35"
(1,329.69mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1962 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1898
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
75.28"
(1,912.11mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1909
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
94.21"
(2,392.93mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/