Detroit, MI Climate in March

Temperature for March

In Detroit, MI during March the average high temperature is 46.4°F. The hottest day on record was March 22, 2012 when the temperature hit 82.9°F.

Detroit, MI daily average and extreme temperature range for March

Low Temperature

Overnight in March the average temperature drops below freezing at 30.2°F, with the lowest temperature of -2.9°F being recorded on March 3, 2003. On average there are 4 days in March when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst March there were 13 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 6 and 27 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in Detroit, MI is 0.63 inches with rain usually falling on between 7 and 8 days. 1974 was the driest March with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2009 was the wettest March with 3.98 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 2 March 2007 when 1.20 inches of rain fell.

In March it usually snows on between 6 and 7 days. There are thunderstorms on between 1 and 2 days in March.