Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1898 1958
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1898 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Ties: 1990
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1958
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2013
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
62nd Driest Driest to Date 1958
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2013
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1987
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2004
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
31.22"
(792.99mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1976
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
60.36"
(1,533.14mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2018
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
97.02"
(2,464.31mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
124.14"
(3,153.16mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1937
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/