Detroit, MI Climate in August

Temperature for August

In Detroit, MI during August the average high temperature is 81.9°F. The hottest day on record was August 8, 2001 when the temperature hit 102.0°F.

Detroit, MI daily average and extreme temperature range for August

Low Temperature

During August the overnight temperature drops to an average of 64.7°F, with the lowest temperature of 46.0°F being recorded on August 28, 1986. In August it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for August

In August the average monthly rainfall in Detroit, MI is 0.79 inches with rain usually falling on between 8 and 9 days. 1974 was the driest August with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2007 was the wettest August with 5.91 inches of rain. The wettest single day in August was 9 August 2009 when 1.50 inches of rain fell.

In August it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 3 and 4 days in August.