Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2004
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 1958
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1958
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1958
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1958
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1987
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2004
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2017
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
62.18"
(1,579.37mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
92.98"
(2,361.69mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
124.16"
(3,153.66mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
159.85"
(4,060.19mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/