Detroit Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Detroit, Michigan during each month of the year.
The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.
To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Detroit, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.
All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.
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Days of Hot Weather in Detroit
Detroit typically has ten days in a summer when temperatures rise into the 90s Fahrenheit. Just one day per decade on average heats up to 100 °F (38 °C) or more.
How Often Detroit Has Cold Temperatures
Most winter nights have freezing temperatures in Detroit and normally 15 nights drop to 10 °F or below. The city averages just four days a year when the thermometer plunges to 0 °F (-18 °C) or lower.
From November to April, it can remain below freezing all day long. Detroit typically has 41 frosty days a year.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.