Detroit, MI Climate in April

Temperature for April

In Detroit, MI during April the average high temperature is 59.1°F. The hottest day on record was April 25, 1990 when the temperature hit 89.1°F.

Detroit, MI daily average and extreme temperature range for April

Low Temperature

During April the overnight temperature drops to an average of 40.3°F, with the lowest temperature of 17.1°F being recorded on April 7, 1982. On average there are 2 days in April when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst April there were 3 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 12 times in April.

Precipitation for April

In April the average monthly rainfall in Detroit, MI is 0.70 inches with rain usually falling on between 9 and 10 days. 1974 was the driest April with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2011 was the wettest April with 4.63 inches of rain. The wettest single day in April was 8 April 2010 when 1.05 inches of rain fell.

In April it usually snows on between 2 and 3 days. There are thunderstorms on between 1 and 2 days in April.