Top 20 Wettest/Driest Octobers 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 7.80 1954 0.13 2005 6.59 2001 0.13 1923 7.78 1954 0.18 1952
2 6.76 2001 0.30 1892 5.52 1941 0.33 2005 5.98 1911 0.28 1956
3 6.52 1881 0.47 1924 4.72 1921 0.33 1944 5.57 1990 0.38 1924
4 5.67 1890 0.50 1964 4.21 1954 0.38 1956 5.33 1962 0.46 1975
5 5.50 1949 0.51 1963 4.20 1929 0.57 1982 5.29 1951 0.48 1982
6 5.45 1880 0.56 1895 4.13 1932 0.58 1963 5.29 1941 0.64 1944
7 4.98 1919 0.61 1956 4.06 1990 0.59 1952 5.08 2006 0.68 1963
8 4.96 1951 0.63 1953 3.98 1940 0.61 1964 4.96 1932 0.72 1938
9 4.87 1967 0.73 1944 3.96 1933 0.63 1938 4.76 1933 0.75 1915
10 4.83 1957 0.78 1915 3.95 1951 0.81 1935 4.73 1929 0.78 1978
11 4.77 1893 0.78 1874 3.73 1972 0.87 1948 4.45 1969 0.80 1909
12 4.72 1877 0.81 1974 3.66 1928 0.88 1966 4.28 1942 0.98 2003
13 4.61 1959 0.83 1879 3.65 1957 0.95 1924 4.11 1957 0.99 1964
14 4.45 1955 0.86 1904 3.59 2006 1.05 1930 4.04 2001 1.01 1948
15 4.35 1925 0.94 1938 3.53 1942 1.06 1965 4.04 1928 1.02 1946
16 4.30 1911 1.01 1982 3.52 1991 1.23 1953 4.03 1993 1.05 1908
17 4.20 1906 1.01 1971 3.49 1959 1.25 1958 3.99 1959 1.06 1931
18 4.14 1991 1.04 1886 3.45 1985 1.26 2008 3.96 1967 1.18 1939
19 4.14 1990 1.05 1889 3.36 1947 1.27 2002 3.84 1970 1.22 1923
20 4.11 2006 1.07 1910 3.36 1939 1.28 1934 3.68 1958 1.23 2000
* 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.