Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1927
Ties: 1910
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2001 1905
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2001 1905
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2001 1905
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2001 1905
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1917
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
47.35"
(1,202.69mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
-8.66"
(-219.96mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1917
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
68.39"
(1,737.11mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1899, 1910
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
86.57"
(2,198.88mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
-6.90"
(-175.26mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1910

Citing This Page

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