April 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 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).

Temperature

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). In April, the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Humidity

In Detroit, Michigan, the average relative humidity in April is 74%.

Rainfall

In Detroit, Michigan, during April, the rain falls for 16.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation. In Detroit, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.1 days and collects up to 23.43" (595mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Detroit are January through May, October through December. In Detroit, snow falls for 2.3 days, with typically accumulated 0.98" (25mm) of snow. In Detroit, during the entire year, snow falls for 54.3 days and aggregates up to 14.84" (377mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Detroit, the average water temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 13h and 24min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 7:57 pm. On the last day of April, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:30 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April in Detroit, Michigan, is 7.4h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Detroit is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in April transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in April in Detroit?

The average relative humidity in April in Detroit, Michigan, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in April in Detroit?

In Detroit, Michigan, in April, during 16.2 rainfall days, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Detroit in April?

In April, in Detroit, Michigan, it is snowing for 2.3 days. Throughout April, 0.98" (25mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Detroit?

In April, the average ocean temperature in Detroit, Michigan, is 39.7°F (4.3°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Detroit have in April?

In April, the average day length in Detroit, Michigan, is 13h and 24min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Detroit?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 7:57 pm. On the last day of the month, in Detroit, Michigan, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:30 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Detroit have in April?

In Detroit, Michigan, the average sunshine duration in April is 7.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Detroit?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Detroit, Michigan, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
Detroit, MI

Average temperature in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average high temperature in April: 53.1°F

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).

  • Average low temperature in April: 38.8°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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average pressure in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average pressure in April: 29.96"Hg

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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average wind speed in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.9mph

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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average humidity in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average humidity in April: 74%

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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average rainfall in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.64"

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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average rainfall days in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16.2 days

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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average snowfall in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.98"

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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average snowfall days in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average snowfall days in April: 2.3 days

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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average sea temperature in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average sea temperature in April: 39.7°F

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 in April /
Average sunshine in April
Detroit, MI

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 24min

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).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 24min

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 in April
Detroit, MI

Average sunshine days in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average sunshine days in April: 11.1 days

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 UV index in April
Detroit, MI

Average UV index in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average UV index in April: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in April
Detroit, MI

Average cloud cover in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average cloud cover in April: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in April
Detroit, MI

Average visibility in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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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