Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2004
Ties: 1951
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2004
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
21.69"
(550.93mm)
2.27"
(57.65mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 2006
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
27.88"
(708.15mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
33.64"
(854.46mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
45.97"
(1,167.64mm)
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
66.93"
(1,700.02mm)
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
89.94"
(2,284.48mm)
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
128.76"
(3,270.50mm)
124.54"
(3,163.32mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
160.64"
(4,080.26mm)
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/