Top 20 Wettest/Driest Years 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 47.70 2011 20.49 1963 45.38 1975 18.08 1963 43.36 1928 17.56 1934
2 47.69 1880 21.06 1889 44.74 1950 19.42 1934 41.64 1996 19.24 1930
3 45.44 1881 21.58 1934 41.69 1947 19.93 1930 40.98 1902 19.48 1939
4 43.40 1878 21.73 1958 40.95 2011 20.08 1958 39.85 1986 21.25 1946
5 42.64 1990 22.79 1971 40.62 1985 20.24 1936 39.84 1997 21.33 1979
6 42.15 2000 23.16 1933 40.08 2000 20.54 1966 39.28 1905 21.68 1936
7 40.80 1959 23.44 1941 39.67 1945 22.14 1998 38.90 1990 21.88 1960
8 40.65 1909 23.86 1953 39.50 1937 22.25 2002 37.98 1950 22.26 2002
9 40.40 1876 24.06 1899 38.94 1932 22.43 1960 37.92 1945 22.58 1944
10 40.08 1985 24.39 1924 38.46 2006 23.27 1955 37.49 2006 23.13 1920
11 39.83 1957 24.65 1944 38.03 1972 23.29 1962 37.34 1995 23.24 2003
12 39.46 1950 24.98 1910 37.82 1959 23.69 1978 37.31 1903 23.32 1941
13 39.26 1926 25.04 1895 37.54 1986 23.97 1953 37.13 1951 23.51 1998
14 39.24 2006 25.39 1946 36.96 1949 24.05 1938 36.98 1912 23.95 1999
15 38.28 1987 25.74 1894 36.87 1992 24.07 1939 36.59 1965 23.96 1963
16 38.08 1932 25.94 1930 35.77 1921 24.19 1946 35.95 1942 24.03 1978
17 37.78 1951 26.23 1955 35.54 1956 24.21 1944 35.75 1985 24.41 1917
18 37.65 1983 26.27 1984 35.54 1957 24.50 1941 35.74 1991 24.59 1923
19 37.61 1986 26.43 1874 35.40 2009 24.59 1964 35.49 1959 24.60 1931
20 37.45 1879 26.48 1931 35.38 2001 25.22 1979 35.28 1900 24.71 1924
* 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.