Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2004
Ties: 1995
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2013
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2013
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1987
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2004
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
29.20"
(741.68mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
32.95"
(836.93mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
44.42"
(1,128.27mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
96.43"
(2,449.32mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
129.72"
(3,294.89mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
152.73"
(3,879.34mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/