Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1968 1910
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Ties: 1941
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1950
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1987
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
12.63"
(320.80mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
25.15"
(638.81mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1966
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
25.46"
(646.68mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1979
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
29.28"
(743.71mm)
28.52"
(724.41mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
42.77"
(1,086.36mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
57.19"
(1,452.63mm)
62.22"
(1,580.39mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1965 1964
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
93.36"
(2,371.34mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 1964
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
128.66"
(3,267.96mm)
124.51"
(3,162.55mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
163.12"
(4,143.25mm)
155.66"
(3,953.76mm)
7.46"
(189.49mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/