Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, October 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2003
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2002 1987
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2016
Sep–Oct 2003
2-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2016
Aug–Oct 2003
3-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1985
Jul–Oct 2003
4-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jun–Oct 2003
5-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1988 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
May–Oct 2003
6-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1904
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Apr–Oct 2003
7-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Mar–Oct 2003
8-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1919
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1975
Ties: 1984
Feb–Oct 2003
9-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1975
Jan–Oct 2003
10-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1975
Dec 2002–Oct 2003
11-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1975
Nov 2002–Oct 2003
12-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
May 2002–Oct 2003
18-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
29.54"
(750.32mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Nov 2001–Oct 2003
24-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1975
Nov 2000–Oct 2003
36-Month
48.80"
(1,239.52mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
-7.21"
(-183.13mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1898
Nov 1999–Oct 2003
48-Month
64.84"
(1,646.94mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
-9.91"
(-251.71mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1899
Nov 1998–Oct 2003
60-Month
83.64"
(2,124.46mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
-9.83"
(-249.68mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1911

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/