Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1917
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1908
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1907
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1946
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1994 1904
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1994 1904
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Ties: 1989
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
30.77"
(781.56mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1927
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
58.67"
(1,490.22mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1898
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
81.17"
(2,061.72mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1909
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
98.68"
(2,506.47mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/