Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1976
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1976
Ties: 2020
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1976
Ties: 1905, 1930
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1987
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1976
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
12.63"
(320.80mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
25.46"
(646.68mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
27.20"
(690.88mm)
28.52"
(724.41mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1961
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
43.44"
(1,103.38mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1964
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
63.83"
(1,621.28mm)
62.22"
(1,580.39mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1964
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
94.43"
(2,398.52mm)
93.36"
(2,371.34mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1967 1964
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
129.01"
(3,276.85mm)
124.51"
(3,162.55mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
161.91"
(4,112.51mm)
155.66"
(3,953.76mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/