Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2014 1913
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2008
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2016 1917
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1982
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1988
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1988
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1985
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
16.81"
(426.97mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1985
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
23.10"
(586.74mm)
20.09"
(510.29mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1986
Ties: 1942
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
23.17"
(588.52mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1985
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
30.36"
(771.14mm)
25.77"
(654.56mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
27.81"
(706.37mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
29.32"
(744.73mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1985
Ties: 2014
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
36.19"
(919.23mm)
31.13"
(790.70mm)
5.06"
(128.53mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1990
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
55.25"
(1,403.35mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
75.46"
(1,916.68mm)
62.25"
(1,581.15mm)
13.21"
(335.53mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
111.32"
(2,827.53mm)
93.37"
(2,371.60mm)
17.95"
(455.93mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
143.06"
(3,633.72mm)
124.51"
(3,162.55mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
179.72"
(4,564.89mm)
155.66"
(3,953.76mm)
24.06"
(611.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017

Citing This Page

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