Detroit, MI Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Detroit, MI shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Detroit, MI.


The warmest month in Coleman A Young Municipal, Detroit, Michigan is July with an average high temperature of 84.4°F. The hottest day on record was June 25 1988 when the temperature hit 102.9°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 20.8°F with the lowest temperature of -17.0°F being recorded on January 19 1994.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

25 Jun 1988102.9°F
14 Jul 1995102.9°F
8 Aug 2001102°F
16 Jul 1988100.9°F
17 Jul 2012100.9°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 201189°F
July 199988.9°F
July 198888.9°F
July 201288.8°F
July 200288.2°F

The coldest days on record are:

19 Jan 1994-17°F
21 Jan 1985-13°F
17 Jan 1982-9.9°F
16 Jan 2009-9.4°F
21 Jan 1984-9°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 197710.6°F
February 197911.8°F
January 199411.9°F
January 200912.9°F
February 197813.2°F


The wettest month in Detroit, MI is May with an average of 1.1 inches of rain falling on 10 to 11 days. The driest month in Detroit, MI is January with an average of 0.4 inches of rain falling on 4 to 5 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

14 September 20082.2 inches
10 September 20111.4 inches
5 September 20121.1 inches
23 September 20051.1 inches
9 September 20011 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

September 20117.2 inches
May 20116.8 inches
May 20046.2 inches
August 20075.9 inches
November 20115.9 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

February 19730 inches
March 19730 inches
April 19730 inches
May 19730 inches
June 19730 inches