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

February 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
The last month of the winter, February, is also a subzero cold month in Detroit, Michigan, with average temperature ranging between min 20.7°F (-6.3°C) and max 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Temperature

In Detroit, Michigan, the average high-temperature in February is relatively the same as in January - a still subzero cold 31.5°F (-0.3°C). The average low-temperature, in February, is 20.7°F (-6.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Detroit. In Detroit, during 12.5 snowfall days, 4.13" (105mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Detroit, there are 54.3 snowfall days, and 14.84" (377mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Detroit is February, with an average ocean temperature of 32.7°F (0.4°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

The average length of the day in Detroit, Michigan, is 10.6h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Detroit, Michigan, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Detroit?

In February, the average high-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 20.7°F (-6.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Detroit?

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

What is the average humidity in February in Detroit?

The average relative humidity in February is 85%.

How many days does it rain in February in Detroit?

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

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 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, Michigan.

What is the ocean temperature in February in Detroit?

In Detroit, the average seawater temperature in February is 32.7°F (0.4°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 February?

In Detroit, Michigan, the average length of the day in February is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Detroit have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Detroit, Michigan, is 4h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Detroit?

In Detroit, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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 lowest rainfall) is February (1.22").

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

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

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

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).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Detroit, MI
  • Average daylight in February: 10.6h

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

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).