Detroit - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Detroit, Michigan. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Detroit rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Detroit five decades ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Detroit and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed at Detroit Metro Airport and go back to 1959. The highest temperature measured during that time was 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 Celsius) on June 25, 1988.

Highest Detroit temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
96 July 05, 2018 + 36
93 September 26, 2017 34
98 July 23, 2016 37
92 September 07, 2015 + 33
94 July 22, 2014 34
95 July 19, 2013 35
102 July 17, 2012 + 39
100 July 21, 2011 38
94 July 07, 2010 34
Highest temperature recorded at Detroit each year
Max °F Date Max °C
94 August 09, 2009 34
93 September 03, 2008 + 34
95 August 01, 2007 + 35
97 August 01, 2006 36
95 June 25, 2005 35
91 July 22, 2004 33
92 July 04, 2003 33
97 July 03, 2002 36
99 August 08, 2001 37
91 June 10, 2000 33
94 July 31, 1999 + 34
96 June 25, 1998 36
95 July 14, 1997 35
94 June 29, 1996 34
100 July 14, 1995 38
99 June 18, 1994 + 37
96 August 27, 1993 36
92 June 17, 1992 33
96 July 20, 1991 36
98 July 04, 1990 37
92 July 10, 1989 33
104 June 25, 1988 40
96 August 02, 1987 36
95 July 18, 1986 35
91 September 07, 1985 + 33
96 July 23, 1984 36
95 June 26, 1983 35
91 July 17, 1982 + 33
94 July 08, 1981 34
93 July 15, 1980 34
92 August 07, 1979 33
97 September 08, 1978 36
102 July 15, 1977 39
99 July 14, 1976 37
95 August 01, 1975 35
97 July 14, 1974 36
96 August 28, 1973 36
93 July 22, 1972 + 34
99 June 28, 1971 + 37
94 June 30, 1970 34
93 June 26, 1969 34
93 August 23, 1968 + 34
93 June 16, 1967 + 34
98 July 03, 1966 37
96 August 15, 1965 + 36
97 August 02, 1964 36
94 July 01, 1963 + 34
92 May 18, 1962 + 33
93 July 01, 1961 + 34
94 September 01, 1960 34
93 August 22, 1959 34
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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