Climate and monthly weather forecast
Detroit, MI

The downtown city of Detroit, Michigan viewed from a bird
The downtown city of Detroit, Michigan viewed from a bird's eye angle

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Detroit, Michigan, is a freezing cold winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low of 19.6°F (-6.9°C). The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.6°F (-6.9°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Detroit, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature ranging between min 20.7°F (-6.3°C) and max 31.5°F (-0.3°C). In Detroit, the average high-temperature in February is practically the same as in January - a still subzero cold 31.5°F (-0.3°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Detroit, Michigan, with temperature in the range of an average low of 29.7°F (-1.3°C) and an average high of 41.7°F (5.4°C). In Detroit, the average high-temperature in March increases from a subzero cold 31.5°F (-0.3°C) in February to a cold 41.7°F (5.4°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Detroit, Michigan, is a cool spring month, with an average temperature ranging between min 38.8°F (3.8°C) and max 53.1°F (11.7°C). In Detroit, Michigan, the average high-temperature in April rises from a cold 41.7°F (5.4°C) in March to a fresh 53.1°F (11.7°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Detroit, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 50.2°F (10.1°C) and 65.3°F (18.5°C). In May, the average high-temperature rises from a fresh 53.1°F (11.7°C) in April to a comfortable 65.3°F (18.5°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Detroit, is a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 59.4°F (15.2°C) and 74.5°F (23.6°C). In June, the average high-temperature rises from a comfortable 65.3°F (18.5°C) in May to a warm 74.5°F (23.6°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is another warm summer month in Detroit, Michigan, with an average temperature ranging between max 79.9°F (26.6°C) and min 65.8°F (18.8°C). July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 79.9°F (26.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 65.8°F (18.8°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Detroit, Michigan, with an average temperature varying between 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 64.9°F (18.3°C). In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 78.4°F (25.8°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Detroit, is also an agreeable month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 58.3°F (14.6°C) and an average high of 72.3°F (22.4°C). In Detroit, Michigan, the average high-temperature in September slightly decreases from a moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C) in August to an agreeable 72.3°F (22.4°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Detroit, Michigan, with an average temperature varying between 47.5°F (8.6°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C). In October, the average high-temperature decreases from an agreeable 72.3°F (22.4°C) in September to a mild 58.8°F (14.9°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Detroit, is also a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 45.7°F (7.6°C) and an average low of 35.8°F (2.1°C). In Detroit, the average high-temperature in November decreases from a mild 58.8°F (14.9°C) in October to a frosty 45.7°F (7.6°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Detroit, Michigan, with temperature in the range of an average high of 35.2°F (1.8°C) and an average low of 27.5°F (-2.5°C). In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C) in November to a cold 35.2°F (1.8°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Detroit?

With an average high-temperature of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.6°F (-6.9°C), January is the coldest month.

How many days does it rain in Detroit?

Throughout the year, in Detroit, there are 152.1 rainfall days, and 23.43" (595mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Detroit?

Months with snowfall in Detroit are January through May, October through December.

What is the snowiest month in Detroit?

The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 14.5 days and typically aggregates up to 4.29" (109mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in Detroit?

Throughout the year, in Detroit, there are 54.3 snowfall days, and 14.84" (377mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Detroit?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Detroit, with an average of 3.2h of sunshine.

What is the most humid month in Detroit?

The most humid month is February, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

What is the driest month in Detroit?

The month with the least rainfall is February, when the rain falls for 7.3 days and typically collects 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation.

What month is the ocean coldest in Detroit?

With an average ocean temperature of 32.7°F (0.4°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Detroit, Michigan.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Detroit?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Detroit, Michigan, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

What is the wettest month in Detroit?

The month with the most rainfall in Detroit is May, when the rain falls for 16.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Detroit?

June through September are months without snowfall in Detroit, Michigan.

When are the longest days in Detroit?

The month with the longest days is June, with an average of 15h and 14min of daylight.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Detroit?

The months with the highest UV index in Detroit, Michigan, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the warmest month in Detroit?

The warmest month in Detroit, Michigan, is July, with an average high-temperature of 79.9°F (26.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 65.8°F (18.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Detroit?

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 73%, are the least humid months in Detroit, Michigan.

What month has the most sunshine in Detroit?

The month with the most sunshine in Detroit, Michigan, is July, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

What month is the ocean warmest in Detroit?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Detroit, Michigan, with an average ocean temperature of 75.4°F (24.1°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Detroit?

With an average of 9h and 8min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Detroit.

When is the lowest UV index in Detroit?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Detroit, Michigan, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

Average temperature
Detroit, MI

Average temperature - Detroit, MI

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.6°F).

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Average pressure
Detroit, MI

Average pressure - Detroit, MI

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed
Detroit, MI

Average wind speed - Detroit, MI

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity
Detroit, MI

Average humidity - Detroit, MI

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (73%).

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Average rainfall
Detroit, MI

Average rainfall - Detroit, MI

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.22").

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Average rainfall days
Detroit, MI

Average rainfall days - Detroit, MI

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.1 days).

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Average snowfall
Detroit, MI

Average snowfall - Detroit, MI

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.29").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days
Detroit, MI

Average snowfall days - Detroit, MI

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature
Detroit, MI

Average sea temperature - Detroit, MI

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (75.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (32.7°F).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Detroit, MI

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Detroit, MI

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days
Detroit, MI

Average sunshine days - Detroit, MI

The month with the most sunshine days is November (15.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.7 days).

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Average visibility
Detroit, MI

Average visibility - Detroit, MI

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).

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