February 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 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).

Temperature

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). The average low-temperature, in Detroit, is 20.7°F (-6.3°C).

Humidity

February is the most humid month in Detroit, Michigan, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 7.3 days and accumulates 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Detroit are January through May, October through December. In Detroit, during February, snow falls for 12.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.13" (105mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Detroit, there are 54.3 snowfall days, and 14.84" (377mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Detroit, with an average ocean temperature of 32.7°F (0.4°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10h and 35min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:45 am and sunset at 5:46 pm. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 6:20 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 most humid month in Detroit?

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

What is the average humidity in February in Detroit?

In Detroit, the average relative humidity in February is 85%.

What is the driest month in Detroit?

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

How many days does it rain in February in Detroit?

In Detroit, during February, the rain falls for 7.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Detroit?

In Detroit, Michigan, in February, snow falls for 12.5 days, with typically accumulated 4.13" (105mm) of snow.

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.

How cold is the water in February in Detroit?

In February, the average ocean temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°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 February?

In February, the average day length in Detroit, Michigan, is 10h and 35min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February in Detroit?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:45 am and sunset at 5:46 pm. On the last day of the month, in Detroit, Michigan, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 6:20 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Detroit have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February is 4h.

How high is the UV index in February in Detroit?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Detroit is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in February
Detroit, MI

Average temperature in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average high temperature in February: 31.5°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 February: 20.7°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 February
Detroit, MI

Average pressure in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average pressure in February: 30.07"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 February
Detroit, MI

Average wind speed in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.1mph

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 February
Detroit, MI

Average humidity in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average humidity in February: 85%

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 February
Detroit, MI

Average rainfall in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.22"

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 February
Detroit, MI

Average rainfall days in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.3 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 February
Detroit, MI

Average snowfall in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average snowfall in February: 4.13"

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 February
Detroit, MI

Average snowfall days in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average snowfall days in February: 12.5 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 February
Detroit, MI

Average sea temperature in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average sea temperature in February: 32.7°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 February /
Average sunshine in February
Detroit, MI

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 35min

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 February: 4h and 0min

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 February
Detroit, MI

Average sunshine days in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average sunshine days in February: 10.7 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 February
Detroit, MI

Average UV index in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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 February
Detroit, MI

Average cloud cover in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average cloud cover in February: 65

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 February
Detroit, MI

Average visibility in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average visibility in February: 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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