Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Ties: 1920, 1944
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Ties: 1916
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Ties: 1999
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Ties: 1945
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1905
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1917
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
55.08"
(1,399.03mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1987 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1917
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
70.78"
(1,797.81mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1899, 1910
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
88.60"
(2,250.44mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1962 1938
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/