National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

As a result of persistent rainfall throughout the month, both Flint and Saginaw have set a new mark for their wettest April on record. Detroit has had their 6th wettest April on record. Below you can find the current April rainfall totals (new records are bolded) along with the previous record and average rainfall amounts as 8:00 a.m. April 29th:


  April 2013 Previous Record April Average
Detroit 5.29" 6.89" (1947) 2.90"
Flint 6.16" 5.90" (1947) 2.89"
Saginaw 7.10" 6.83" (1967) 2.89"