Detroit - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Detroit, Michigan was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot days occurred each August. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Detroit had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Detroit Metro Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Detroit
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
85 67 2018 29 19
81 61 2017 27 16
86 67 2016 30 20
81 63 2015 27 17
81 63 2014 27 17
81 63 2013 27 17
83 63 2012 29 17
83 64 2011 28 18
85 66 2010 29 19
Number of days in August when the temperature in Detroit rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 3
2017 31 0
2016 31 7
2015 28 1
2014 31 1
2013 30 0
2012 31 6
2011 31 2
2010 31 5

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Detroit during August in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for August in Detroit
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
10 2018 1.2 30
8 2017 3.9 99
10 2016 5.6 143
11 2015 3.2 80
11 2014 6.3 161
7 2013 6.0 152
10 2012 2.3 57
12 2011 2.2 55
4 2010 0.6 15
Reference

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

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