Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1917
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1987 1908
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1927
Ties: 2018
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1987 1907
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1987 1904
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1946
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1987 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1927
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-3.68"
(-93.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1960 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
30.43"
(772.92mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1935
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
51.29"
(1,302.77mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1898
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
68.44"
(1,738.38mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1909
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
84.95"
(2,157.73mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
-8.49"
(-215.65mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/