Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1987
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1993 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1985
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1962
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1919
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
3.53"
(89.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
32.46"
(824.48mm)
29.54"
(750.32mm)
2.92"
(74.16mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
62.96"
(1,599.18mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1898
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
78.44"
(1,992.38mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1899
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
101.77"
(2,584.96mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1911

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/