Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1917
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2011 1908
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1927
Ties: 1923
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1907
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1946
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1927
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1927
Ties: 1896
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
3.08"
(78.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1927
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1927
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
38.05"
(966.47mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
59.65"
(1,515.11mm)
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1898
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
79.67"
(2,023.62mm)
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1909
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
96.48"
(2,450.59mm)
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/