Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, March 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2012
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1898
Feb–Mar 2012
2-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1904
Ties: 2019
Jan–Mar 2012
3-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1904
Dec 2011–Mar 2012
4-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1918
Ties: 1976
Nov 2011–Mar 2012
5-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1907
Ties: 2000
Oct 2011–Mar 2012
6-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2010 1988
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1898
Sep 2011–Mar 2012
7-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2010 1905
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1898
Aug 2011–Mar 2012
8-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2010 1905
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1907
Ties: 1940
Jul 2011–Mar 2012
9-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2008 1905
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Jun 2011–Mar 2012
10-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1905
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
May 2011–Mar 2012
11-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
17.15"
(435.61mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2010 1905
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1928
Apr 2011–Mar 2012
12-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2010 1905
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1928
Oct 2010–Mar 2012
18-Month
31.07"
(789.18mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2011 1932
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Apr 2010–Mar 2012
24-Month
46.30"
(1,176.02mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Apr 2009–Mar 2012
36-Month
62.27"
(1,581.66mm)
56.04"
(1,423.42mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2011 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1909
Apr 2008–Mar 2012
48-Month
82.28"
(2,089.91mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2011 1938
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1910
Apr 2007–Mar 2012
60-Month
100.22"
(2,545.59mm)
93.49"
(2,374.65mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2011 1939
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/