Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2010 1913
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2008
Ties: 1912, 1974
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2012 1917
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1982
Ties: 1919
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1897, 1934
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
14.51"
(368.55mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1985
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
16.81"
(426.97mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1985
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
20.09"
(510.29mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
23.17"
(588.52mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2013 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
25.77"
(654.56mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
31.42"
(798.07mm)
27.81"
(706.37mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
32.46"
(824.48mm)
29.32"
(744.73mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
31.13"
(790.70mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
57.59"
(1,462.79mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
77.13"
(1,959.10mm)
62.25"
(1,581.15mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
113.30"
(2,877.82mm)
93.37"
(2,371.60mm)
19.93"
(506.22mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
152.57"
(3,875.28mm)
124.51"
(3,162.55mm)
28.06"
(712.73mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
188.43"
(4,786.12mm)
155.66"
(3,953.76mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/