Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1970 1913
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2008
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1982
Ties: 1906, 1968
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1985
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
16.81"
(426.97mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1985
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
20.09"
(510.29mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
23.17"
(588.52mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
25.77"
(654.56mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
31.70"
(805.18mm)
27.81"
(706.37mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
32.91"
(835.91mm)
29.32"
(744.73mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
34.37"
(873.00mm)
31.13"
(790.70mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
51.32"
(1,303.53mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
64.17"
(1,629.92mm)
62.25"
(1,581.15mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
96.85"
(2,459.99mm)
93.37"
(2,371.60mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
124.51"
(3,162.55mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
162.49"
(4,127.25mm)
155.66"
(3,953.76mm)
6.83"
(173.49mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/