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April Weather in Detroit

Temperatures, Records, Sunshine, Rain


The spring season in southeast Michigan typically starts in April, but nothing is guaranteed. According to NOAA National Data Centers, the average temperature in April is 48.1 degrees.

Temperatures: Typically, April Weather in Detroit is characterized by a general thaw. Less than half the days of the month (8) see freezing temperatures of 32 degrees or lower. In fact, the average temperature range is 38.4 to 57.8 degrees. That's not to say there are no exceptions. In fact, Detroit has seen both highs of 81 degrees and lows of 10 degrees in the month.

Snow? Rain? That all depends, but whatever form the precipitation takes -- snow, sleet, rain -- the Metro-Detroit area starts seeing a lot of it at 3.05 inches. On average, 12 days of the month have some type of precipitation.

Sunshine on a Cloudy Day? In April, the sun peaks out more and more and the possibility of sunshine is about 54%. Out of 30 days in the month, Detroit typically sees six clear days, eight partly-cloudy days and 16 cloudy days.
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