Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1927
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1965
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Ties: 1967
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2011
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2011
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2011
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1905
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2011
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2004 1905
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2004 1905
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Ties: 1998
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2004 1905
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Ties: 1903
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
32.37"
(822.20mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1917
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
51.57"
(1,309.88mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
-4.44"
(-112.77mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1917
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
68.81"
(1,747.77mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1899, 1910
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
82.37"
(2,092.20mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
-11.10"
(-281.94mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2004 1938
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/