Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1975
Ties: 1898, 1960
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930, 1933
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
Ties: 1981
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1975
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2013
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
17.17"
(436.12mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1895
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1895
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1960
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
20.48"
(520.19mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
22.47"
(570.74mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2013
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
25.04"
(636.02mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2004
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
31.25"
(793.75mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2013
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
31.13"
(790.70mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
54.30"
(1,379.22mm)
48.28"
(1,226.31mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
68.39"
(1,737.11mm)
62.27"
(1,581.66mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
100.52"
(2,553.21mm)
93.41"
(2,372.61mm)
7.11"
(180.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 2006
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
129.35"
(3,285.49mm)
124.55"
(3,163.57mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
163.22"
(4,145.79mm)
155.70"
(3,954.78mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/