Detroit
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and Climate
Detroit, MI

The downtown city of Detroit, Michigan viewed from a bird
The downtown city of Detroit, Michigan viewed from a bird's eye angle
October in Detroit is characterized by a drop in temperatures to the range of 42.8°F (6°C) and 59°F (15°C), with nights turning mildly colder. Towards the end of the October, a snowfall is experienced to the tune of 0.1" (2.5mm) of accumulation.
The sunshine hours drop to six and on most days the weather is still warm and pleasant. However, rainfall in the afternoon is common for approximately fourteen days with the rain gauge collecting 3.1" (78.7mm) of precipitation.
The weather is more pleasant with the spectacular fall experienced during October. The browning leaves bring about a golden lingering atmosphere in Detroit - leaving a feeling of unblemished appeal when viewed against the towering skyscrapers.
  • The average high temperature in October: 16.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0°C).

  • The average low temperature in October: 6.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-7.2°C).

  • The average humidity in October: 71.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (65.3%).

  • The average rainfall in October: 64mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (89.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (49.8mm).

  • The average rainfall days in October: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.5 days).

  • The average snowfall in October: 2.5mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (317.5mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

  • The average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

  • The average sea temperature in October: 15°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (2°C).

  • The average daylight in October: 11h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 15h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • The average sunshine in October: 5.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

  • The average UV index in October: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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