Average Precipitation for Michigan in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March 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 March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Adrian 2.5 63
14 Ann Arbor 2.8 72
8 Bay City 1.9 48
9 Dearborn 2.3 58
11 Detroit 2.4 62
11 Flint 2.0 50
10 Harbor Beach 1.9 48
10 Midland 2.0 51
11 Port Huron 2.2 56
9 Saginaw 2.0 51

West & Mid-Michigan

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Battle Creek 1.9 48
11 Benton Harbor 2.0 51
12 Grand Rapids 2.4 61
11 Holland 2.1 53
11 Jackson 1.9 49
11 Lansing 2.1 54
11 Muskegon 2.4 61
12 Niles 2.5 65

Northern Michigan

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Alpena 1.8 46
11 Cadillac 2.1 52
10 Cheboygan 1.8 45
9 East Tawas 1.9 48
9 Frankfort 2.0 50
11 Gaylord 2.2 55
9 Harrisville 1.6 41
10 Houghton Lake 2.0 50
11 Petoskey 1.9 49
10 Traverse City  1.6 39

Upper Peninsula

Precipitation totals for March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 De Tour Village 1.8 44
7 Escanaba 1.6 42
6 Iron Mountain 0.9 22
13 Ironwood 2.0 52
11 Marquette 1.6 40
12 Munising 2.0 51
12 Sault Ste Marie 1.8 46
12 Whitefish Point 1.6 40
Reference

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

Michigan Precipitation
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