Top 20 Wettest/Driest Mays 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 8.46 2004 0.43 1920 8.19 2004 0.34 1988 9.95 1912 0.53 1939
2 8.05 1943 0.58 1934 7.61 2011 0.59 1934 8.11 2004 0.76 1934
3 7.84 1892 0.87 1988 7.59 1945 0.76 1925 6.99 1942 0.80 1988
4 6.97 1947 0.90 1877 7.04 2012 0.79 1994 6.84 1945 0.81 1977
5 6.20 1991 0.97 1939 6.80 1956 0.92 1958 6.29 1996 0.84 1958
6 6.11 1945 0.97 1936 6.34 2000 0.93 1965 6.17 1983 0.89 1992
7 6.03 1956 1.16 1958 6.07 1943 0.95 1977 5.85 2006 1.03 1925
8 5.88 1968 1.16 1955 5.97 1932 0.99 1998 5.74 1927 1.12 1979
9 5.83 1875 1.18 1994 5.50 1974 1.02 1967 5.22 1956 1.16 1995
10 5.62 1876 1.21 1925 5.41 1924 1.02 1936 5.18 2000 1.18 1961
11 5.58 1927 1.24 1993 5.35 2001 1.25 1961 5.17 2013 1.20 1949
12 5.47 1983 1.26 1962 5.27 2006 1.31 1966 5.15 1997 1.25 1966
13 5.42 1932 1.33 1992 5.01 1927 1.37 1954 4.89 1989 1.26 1937
14 5.38 2011 1.36 1986 4.84 2007 1.40 2005 4.84 1943 1.29 1975
15 5.31 2010 1.39 1954 4.75 1957 1.55 1941 4.73 1986 1.34 1941
16 5.23 1997 1.50 1893 4.64 1969 1.56 1926 4.69 1933 1.44 1920
17 5.11 2000 1.55 1903 4.60 1947 1.58 1979 4.51 1926 1.47 1950
18 5.11 1883 1.63 1967 4.32 1959 1.59 2008 4.37 1916 1.47 1936
19 5.08 1946 1.65 1898 4.24 1976 1.61 1986 4.30 1946 1.48 1971
20 5.08 1923 1.68 1964 4.23 2010 1.64 1992 4.29 1923 1.48 1913
* 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 1912.