Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
Ties: 1941, 2015
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1916
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 2012
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1972, 2007
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
42.69"
(1,084.33mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1917
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
60.21"
(1,529.33mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1917
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
82.54"
(2,096.52mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1899, 1910
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
101.35"
(2,574.29mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/