Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2004
Ties: 1974
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2013
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2013
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1937 1987
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2004
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
30.86"
(783.84mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2017
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
33.97"
(862.84mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
46.79"
(1,188.47mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
2.63"
(66.81mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
62.56"
(1,589.02mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
90.82"
(2,306.83mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
118.95"
(3,021.33mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
-5.59"
(-141.99mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
143.30"
(3,639.82mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
-12.39"
(-314.71mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/