Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2004
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1924
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1958
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1993
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1958
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2013
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1958
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1989
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1987
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2004
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
28.57"
(725.68mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
58.92"
(1,496.57mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
92.89"
(2,359.41mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1923
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
121.48"
(3,085.59mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
149.74"
(3,803.40mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/