Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1927
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1905
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1905
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1905
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2013 1905
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
38.47"
(977.14mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2014 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1917
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
58.90"
(1,496.06mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1917
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
75.69"
(1,922.53mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1899, 1910
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
93.74"
(2,381.00mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2009 1938
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/