Average Precipitation for Michigan in October





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during October at cities, communities and other locations around Michigan.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: The Thumb & Southeast Michigan, West & Mid-Michigan, Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula.

The Thumb & Southeast Michigan

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Adrian 3.0 75
13 Ann Arbor 3.0 76
10 Bay City 3.0 75
12 Dearborn 2.9 73
11 Detroit 2.5 64
12 Flint 2.8 70
14 Harbor Beach 3.1 77
13 Midland 3.1 80
13 Port Huron 3.1 80
11 Saginaw 2.9 74

West & Mid-Michigan

October averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Battle Creek 3.7 93
14 Benton Harbor 4.2 106
13 Grand Rapids 4.0 102
14 Holland 4.2 107
11 Jackson 2.9 74
12 Lansing 3.2 80
13 Muskegon 3.8 97
12 Niles 4.4 112

Northern Michigan

Average amount of rain and snow in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Alpena 3.0 76
16 Cadillac 3.9 98
16 Cheboygan 4.1 104
12 East Tawas 3.0 75
13 Frankfort 4.0 101
14 Gaylord 4.1 104
16 Harrisville 2.7 68
13 Houghton Lake 3.5 90
17 Petoskey 4.5 114
16 Traverse City  3.6 91

Upper Peninsula

Precipitation totals for October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 De Tour Village 3.8 97
13 Escanaba 3.1 78
10 Iron Mountain 2.2 56
16 Ironwood 4.1 103
15 Marquette 3.4 87
18 Munising 4.9 125
17 Sault Ste Marie 4.4 111
18 Whitefish Point 4.4 113
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Michigan Precipitation
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