Top 20 Wettest/Driest Augusts in Southeast Lower Michigan
 
Rank Detroit Area* Flint Bishop** Saginaw Area***
Wettest Driest Wettest Driest Wettest Driest
Total Year Total Year Total Year Total Year Total Year Total Year
1 8.33 1926 0.16 1894 11.18 1937 0.41 1927 9.04 1995 0.27 1927
2 7.83 1975 0.19 1889 11.04 1975 0.45 1969 9.01 1975 0.50 1907
3 7.51 1940 0.27 2008 8.68 1956 0.54 1930 7.15 1914 0.63 1969
4 7.29 1877 0.43 1996 6.93 1961 0.65 1929 6.73 2007 0.68 1957
5 7.07 1959 0.52 1929 5.86 1921 0.68 1996 6.72 1987 0.68 1930
6 6.87 1987 0.60 1902 5.56 1989 0.81 1976 6.25 1940 0.81 1954
7 6.61 2007 0.62 1907 5.47 2009 0.91 2005 6.07 1903 0.93 1982
8 6.53 1956 0.62 1899 5.34 1968 1.08 1931 5.95 1913 1.00 2003
9 6.09 1980 0.72 1982 5.29 1986 1.19 1957 5.65 1955 1.00 1929
10 6.04 1875 0.84 1931 5.28 1942 1.26 1948 5.51 1938 1.04 1935
11 5.87 1964 0.90 1930 5.26 1959 1.38 1962 5.46 1981 1.13 1933
12 5.51 1880 0.90 1883 5.09 2007 1.51 2002 5.34 1926 1.15 1984
13 5.27 1888 1.06 1969 5.03 1987 1.54 2001 5.28 1915 1.25 1916
14 5.12 1961 1.06 1927 4.94 1926 1.62 1971 5.23 1900 1.27 1909
15 5.05 1885 1.07 1936 4.83 1995 1.64 1938 5.19 1977 1.29 1996
16 5.03 1966 1.11 1910 4.56 1972 1.65 1936 5.18 1972 1.30 1971
17 4.88 1985 1.12 1943 4.55 1965 1.76 1973 5.05 1956 1.37 2005
18 4.66 2000 1.29 1918 4.52 1940 1.76 1928 4.94 1991 1.37 1980
19 4.63 1915 1.31 1999 4.33 1985 1.81 1923 4.91 1990 1.41 1948
20 4.60 1896 1.31 1911 4.00 1988 1.87 1939 4.89 1925 1.43 1934
* Detroit Area precipitation records date back to November 1874.
** Flint Bishop precipitation records date back to January 1921.
*** Saginaw Area precipitation records date back to January 1900.