Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1913
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1982
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1988
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1988
Ties: 1933, 2005
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1985
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
16.81"
(426.97mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1985
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
20.09"
(510.29mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1964 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1986
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
23.17"
(588.52mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1985
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
25.77"
(654.56mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
27.81"
(706.37mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1907
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
29.32"
(744.73mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1964 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1985
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
31.13"
(790.70mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
49.66"
(1,261.36mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
62.48"
(1,586.99mm)
62.25"
(1,581.15mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1964 1963
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
93.31"
(2,370.07mm)
93.37"
(2,371.60mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1966 1964
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
128.12"
(3,254.25mm)
124.51"
(3,162.55mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
161.89"
(4,112.01mm)
155.66"
(3,953.76mm)
6.23"
(158.25mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/