Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2004
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 2001
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2013
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1987
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2004
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
21.23"
(539.24mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
5.64"
(143.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
33.98"
(863.09mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
36.72"
(932.69mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1976
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
51.02"
(1,295.91mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
66.42"
(1,687.07mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
99.31"
(2,522.47mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
129.58"
(3,291.33mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
164.48"
(4,177.79mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/