Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2004
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1958
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1963 1958
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1987
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2004
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1990
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1964 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
-3.09"
(-78.48mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1976
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
44.27"
(1,124.46mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
65.17"
(1,655.32mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
98.01"
(2,489.45mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
129.29"
(3,283.97mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
161.19"
(4,094.23mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/