Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1927
Ties: 1898
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2011
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2011
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Ties: 1974
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
32.81"
(833.37mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1917
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
63.61"
(1,615.69mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1917
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
82.42"
(2,093.47mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1899, 1910
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
99.01"
(2,514.85mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
5.54"
(140.71mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1910

Citing This Page

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