Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2004
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1896 1958
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1919
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 1958
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 1958
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Ties: 2008
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1896 1987
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Ties: 2016
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
33.78"
(858.01mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
5.52"
(140.20mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
50.53"
(1,283.46mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
112th Driest Driest to Date 1931
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
63.78"
(1,620.01mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/