Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1940
Ties: 1914
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1994 1926
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1898, 1940, 1975
Ties: 1990
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1992 1926
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1940
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1918
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1898
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1898
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1905
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1992 1905
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Ties: 1923
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
38.58"
(979.93mm)
37.35"
(948.69mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1917
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
61.53"
(1,562.86mm)
56.03"
(1,423.16mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1909
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
78.19"
(1,986.03mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1910
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
100.50"
(2,552.70mm)
93.48"
(2,374.39mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
12th 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/