Climate at a Glance

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1940
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1987 1926
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1898, 1940, 1975
Ties: 1934
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1987 1926
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1940
Ties: 1903
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1918
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1898
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1898
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-3.12"
(-79.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1907
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1916
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1928
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1928
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
35.66"
(905.76mm)
37.35"
(948.69mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1917
Ties: 1958
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
54.86"
(1,393.44mm)
56.03"
(1,423.16mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1987 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1909
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
70.22"
(1,783.59mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1938
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1910
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
88.38"
(2,244.85mm)
93.48"
(2,374.39mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1964 1938
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/