Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1975
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930, 1933
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Ties: 1949
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1975
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
17.17"
(436.12mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1895
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 1895
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2017
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
20.48"
(520.19mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
22.47"
(570.74mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
25.04"
(636.02mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
31.13"
(790.70mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
47.90"
(1,216.66mm)
48.28"
(1,226.31mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
63.80"
(1,620.52mm)
62.27"
(1,581.66mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2017
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
93.59"
(2,377.19mm)
93.41"
(2,372.61mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
123.43"
(3,135.12mm)
124.55"
(3,163.57mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
159.34"
(4,047.24mm)
155.70"
(3,954.78mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/