Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1946
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1895
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1976
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2013
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
9.94"
(252.48mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1987
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1950
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1987
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1950
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
15.23"
(386.84mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
24.79"
(629.67mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
28.06"
(712.72mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
43.64"
(1,108.46mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1965 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
63.93"
(1,623.82mm)
62.25"
(1,581.15mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
93.53"
(2,375.66mm)
93.39"
(2,372.11mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1932
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1907
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
124.52"
(3,162.81mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
160.18"
(4,068.57mm)
155.67"
(3,954.02mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/