Detroit
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
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
April is a fresh spring month in Detroit, Michigan, with average temperature fluctuating between 53.1°F (11.7°C) and 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Temperature

In Detroit, the average high-temperature rises, from a cold 41.7°F (5.4°C) in March, to a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C). In Detroit, Michigan, in April, the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Detroit, in April, 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 extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Detroit, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 7.4h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Detroit?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Detroit, is 53.1°F (11.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Detroit?

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

How many days does it rain in April in Detroit?

In Detroit, in April, it is raining for 16.2 days, with typically 2.64" (67mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in April in Detroit?

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

What is the water temperature in April in Detroit?

In Detroit, in April, the average water temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Detroit have in April?

In April, the average length of the day in Detroit is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Detroit?

The average sunshine in April is 7.4h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Detroit?

In Detroit, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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

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

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 lowest rainfall) is February (1.22").

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 lowest number of rainy days is January (7.1 days).

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

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

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).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Detroit, MI
  • Average daylight in April: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.2h).

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

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).