Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2004
Ties: 1907
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1911
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1987
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2004
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
18.61"
(472.69mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
21.65"
(549.91mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1976
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
42.16"
(1,070.86mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1900
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
62.59"
(1,589.79mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1965 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
92.86"
(2,358.64mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1950
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
127.76"
(3,245.10mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
160.60"
(4,079.24mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/