Detroit - Recent October Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the October weather in Detroit, Michigan was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives October 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 hot days occurred each October. 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

October temperature averages by year in Detroit
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
61 44 2018 16 7
66 49 2017 19 9
65 47 2016 18 9
64 45 2015 18 7
61 44 2014 16 6
62 44 2013 17 7
61 44 2012 16 7
63 46 2011 17 8
65 45 2010 18 7
Number of days in October when the temperature in Detroit dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
3 2018 8 0
0 2017 15 0
0 2016 10 0
1 2015 8 0
1 2014 3 0
6 2013 9 0
2 2012 8 0
1 2011 8 0
0 2010 9 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Detroit during October 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 October in Detroit
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
15 2018 3.6 91
15 2017 2.8 72
10 2016 3.0 76
7 2015 2.0 50
15 2014 2.4 60
11 2013 3.5 88
15 2012 2.3 59
15 2011 2.2 55
7 2010 1.1 27
Reference

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

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