National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Top 20 Snowiest/Snowless Decembers in Southeast Lower Michigan
 
Rank Detroit Area* Flint Bishop** Saginaw Area***
Snowiest Snowless Snowiest Snowless Snowiest Snowless
Total Year Total Year Total Year Total Year Total Year Total Year
1 34.9 1974 0.0 1889 35.3 2000 0.1 1943 40.2 2000 0.0 1943
2 27.4 1929 0.1 2014 29.1 2008 0.6 2014 39.1 2008 0.9 2014
3 25.1 2000 0.4 1894 27.7 1929 1.1 1939 26.7 1929 1.0 1993
4 24.0 1951 0.5 2018 24.9 1951 1.4 1921 24.0 1951 1.0 1939
5 22.5 2017 0.9 1943 23.3 2017 2.2 1955 22.6 2007 1.5 1941
6 22.5 1895 1.2 1998 22.2 2005 2.2 1936 21.9 1972 1.8 2018
7 21.4 2008 1.3 2015 21.3 1974 2.4 1967 20.1 1989 2.4 1912
8 20.8 1886 1.3 1931 21.1 1975 2.5 2015 19.9 1947 2.7 1923
9 20.1 1910 1.4 1982 20.2 2016 2.5 1979 19.7 1968 2.8 1948
10 19.9 1983 1.4 1888 20.0 1983 2.6 1928 19.5 1978 2.8 2006
11 19.8 2005 1.6 1965 19.9 1970 3.2 1931 19.3 1954 2.8 1928
12 19.8 1975 1.6 1936 18.3 1973 3.4 1998 18.9 2013 2.9 1958
13 17.3 1981 1.9 1993 18.3 1972 3.5 1993 18.5 2005 3.0 1960
14 16.8 2016 2.0 1939 17.6 1976 3.6 1982 18.1 1980 3.4 1979
15 16.6 1977 2.0 1918 17.1 2007 3.7 1948 18.0 1937 3.4 1961
16 16.6 1893 2.0 1900 16.9 2013 3.8 2018 17.7 1996 3.4 1922
17 16.4 1973 2.3 1979 16.7 1991 4.0 1941 16.7 2004 3.6 1969
18 16.1 1884 2.4 2006 13.8 1980 4.3 2006 16.6 2016 3.6 1950
19 16.0 1898 2.6 1971 13.7 2004 4.4 2011 16.3 1962 4.2 2015
20 15.5 2013 2.6 1928 13.2 1985 4.4 1924 14.2 1995 4.3 1921
* Detroit Area snowfall records date back to January 1880.
** Flint Bishop snowfall records date back to January 1921.
*** Saginaw Area snowfall records date back to January 1912.