Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1976
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1987
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1950
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
12.63"
(320.80mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 2021
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
25.46"
(646.68mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
28.52"
(724.41mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
44.24"
(1,123.70mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
61.32"
(1,557.53mm)
62.22"
(1,580.39mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
94.61"
(2,403.09mm)
93.36"
(2,371.34mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1979 1964
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
126.63"
(3,216.40mm)
124.51"
(3,162.55mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
151.80"
(3,855.72mm)
155.66"
(3,953.76mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1935
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/