Detroit, MI Climate in October

Temperature for October

In Detroit, MI during October the average high temperature is 61.7°F. The hottest day on record was October 8, 2007 when the temperature hit 88.0°F.

Detroit, MI daily average and extreme temperature range for October

Low Temperature

During October the overnight temperature drops to an average of 45.7°F, with the lowest temperature of 25.0°F being recorded on October 31, 1988. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 5 times in October.

Precipitation for October

In October the average monthly rainfall in Detroit, MI is 0.65 inches with rain usually falling on between 8 and 9 days. 1974 was the driest October with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2006 was the wettest October with 4.72 inches of rain. The wettest single day in October was 6 October 2001 when 1.29 inches of rain fell.

In October it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. Tornados are reported on 0 and 1 days in October. In October there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in October.