Detroit climate guide

Temperature in Detroit (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
-1°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Detroit-1
0°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Detroit0
7°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Detroit7
14°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Detroit14
21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Detroit21
26°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Detroit26
28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Detroit28
27°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Detroit27
23°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Detroit23
16°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Detroit16
9°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Detroit9
2°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Detroit2
Min temperature (night-time)
-8°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Detroit-8
-7°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Detroit-7
-2°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Detroit-2
4°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Detroit4
10°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Detroit10
15°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Detroit15
18°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Detroit18
17°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Detroit17
13°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Detroit13
7°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Detroit7
2°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Detroit2
-5°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Detroit-5
Sea temperature
3°C sea temperature in January in Detroit3
2°C sea temperature in February in Detroit2
2°C sea temperature in March in Detroit2
4°C sea temperature in April in Detroit4
9°C sea temperature in May in Detroit9
15°C sea temperature in June in Detroit15
21°C sea temperature in July in Detroit21
23°C sea temperature in August in Detroit23
20°C sea temperature in September in Detroit20
15°C sea temperature in October in Detroit15
10°C sea temperature in November in Detroit10
5°C sea temperature in December in Detroit5

Sunshine & Daylight in Detroit

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
9 hours of daylight per day in January in Detroit9
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Detroit11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Detroit12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Detroit13
15 hours of daylight per day in May in Detroit15
15 hours of daylight per day in June in Detroit15
15 hours of daylight per day in July in Detroit15
14 hours of daylight per day in August in Detroit14
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Detroit12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Detroit11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Detroit10
9 hours of daylight per day in December in Detroit9

Rainfall in Detroit

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
13 days with some rainfall in January in Detroit13
11 days with some rainfall in February in Detroit11
13 days with some rainfall in March in Detroit13
12 days with some rainfall in April in Detroit12
11 days with some rainfall in May in Detroit11
11 days with some rainfall in June in Detroit11
9 days with some rainfall in July in Detroit9
9 days with some rainfall in August in Detroit9
10 days with some rainfall in September in Detroit10
10 days with some rainfall in October in Detroit10
12 days with some rainfall in November in Detroit12
14 days with some rainfall in December in Detroit14
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
48 mm monthly rainfall in January in Detroit48
44 mm monthly rainfall in February in Detroit44
63 mm monthly rainfall in March in Detroit63
78 mm monthly rainfall in April in Detroit78
71 mm monthly rainfall in May in Detroit71
89 mm monthly rainfall in June in Detroit89
83 mm monthly rainfall in July in Detroit83
81 mm monthly rainfall in August in Detroit81
73 mm monthly rainfall in September in Detroit73
56 mm monthly rainfall in October in Detroit56
68 mm monthly rainfall in November in Detroit68
70 mm monthly rainfall in December in Detroit70

More climate for Detroit

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in January in Detroit1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in February in Detroit2
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in March in Detroit4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in April in Detroit6
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in Detroit7
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in June in Detroit8
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in July in Detroit9
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in August in Detroit8
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in September in Detroit6
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in October in Detroit4
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in November in Detroit2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in December in Detroit1
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Detroit0
No heat & humidity in February in Detroit0
No heat & humidity in March in Detroit0
No heat & humidity in April in Detroit0
No heat & humidity in May in Detroit0
Low heat & humidity in June in DetroitL
Moderate heat & humidity in July in DetroitM
Moderate heat & humidity in August in DetroitM
No heat & humidity in September in Detroit0
No heat & humidity in October in Detroit0
No heat & humidity in November in Detroit0
No heat & humidity in December in Detroit0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

What's the climate like in Detroit?

Detroit has a cold climate with hot summers and some rainfall in all months.

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The climate guide for Michigan (Detroit) shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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