Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1917
Ties: 2017
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2007 1908
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1927
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1907
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1927
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2007 1904
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1946
Ties: 2005
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2007 1904
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1927
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 1904
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1927
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2007 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2007 1904
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1927
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 1904
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1927
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1927
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
18.22"
(462.79mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1927
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1927
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1927
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
37.45"
(951.23mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2007 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2011
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
55.69"
(1,414.53mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1898
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
75.70"
(1,922.78mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1909
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
92.54"
(2,350.52mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/