Detroit, MI Climate in February

Temperature for February

In Detroit, MI during February the average high temperature is 35.2°F. The hottest day on record was February 26, 2000 when the temperature recorded was 69.8°F.

Detroit, MI daily average and extreme temperature range for February

Low Temperature

Overnight in February the average temperature drops below freezing at 22.2°F, with the lowest temperature of -6.9°F being recorded on February 17, 1979. On average there are 12 days in February when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst February there were 28 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 13 and 29 times in February.

Precipitation for February

In February the average monthly rainfall in Detroit, MI is 0.45 inches with rain usually falling on between 4 and 5 days. 1974 was the driest February with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2008 was the wettest February with 2.40 inches of rain. The wettest single day in February was 25 February 2001 when 0.99 inches of rain fell.

In February it usually snows on between 9 and 10 days. In February there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in February.