Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Ties: 1913
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Ties: 1951
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1950
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
12.63"
(320.80mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 2006
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
25.46"
(646.68mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1978
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
28.52"
(724.41mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
33.29"
(845.57mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
65.31"
(1,658.87mm)
62.22"
(1,580.39mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
90.48"
(2,298.19mm)
93.36"
(2,371.34mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1964
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
129.20"
(3,281.68mm)
124.51"
(3,162.55mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
161.95"
(4,113.53mm)
155.66"
(3,953.76mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/