Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1927
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 1992
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 1915
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1994 1905
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1992 1905
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 2005
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1917
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
60.87"
(1,546.10mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1917
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
78.39"
(1,991.11mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1899, 1910
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
100.72"
(2,558.29mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/