Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930, 1933
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1975
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
19.14"
(486.16mm)
17.17"
(436.12mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1895
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1895
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2017
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
20.48"
(520.19mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2013
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
22.47"
(570.74mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
25.04"
(636.02mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2004
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
30.19"
(766.83mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2013
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
31.13"
(790.70mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
47.01"
(1,194.05mm)
48.28"
(1,226.31mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
65.36"
(1,660.14mm)
62.27"
(1,581.66mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
94.19"
(2,392.43mm)
93.41"
(2,372.61mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
128.06"
(3,252.72mm)
124.55"
(3,163.57mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
161.51"
(4,102.35mm)
155.70"
(3,954.78mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/