Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2004
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1958
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1958
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1946 1958
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 1958
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1946 1987
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2004
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1939, 1998
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1954
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
47.01"
(1,194.05mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
61.99"
(1,574.55mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
93.99"
(2,387.35mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
125.04"
(3,176.02mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
153.67"
(3,903.22mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/