Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1917
Ties: 2010
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2013 1908
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2014 1907
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1927
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1946
Ties: 1901
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2012 1904
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 1904
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2012 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2012 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
13.81"
(350.77mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2012 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Ties: 1961
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Ties: 2017
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
38.48"
(977.39mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
58.50"
(1,485.90mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1898
Ties: 1900
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
75.31"
(1,912.87mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1909
Ties: 1924
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
98.16"
(2,493.26mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
4.72"
(119.88mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/