Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1918
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1907
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1908
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1928
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1905
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1928
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1905
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1928
Ties: 1897
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
17.62"
(447.55mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Ties: 1939
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1932
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1928
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
43.26"
(1,098.80mm)
37.37"
(949.20mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2012
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
59.17"
(1,502.92mm)
56.07"
(1,424.18mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1909
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
81.70"
(2,075.18mm)
74.80"
(1,899.92mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1910
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
99.54"
(2,528.32mm)
93.53"
(2,375.66mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/