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Detroit, Michigan, gets 33 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 32 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 76.

On average, there are 183 sunny days per year in Detroit, Michigan. The July high is around 83 degrees. The January low is 19. Sperling's comfort index for Detroit is a 50 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATEDetroit, MichiganUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  33.302739.2
  Snowfall (in.)  32.446925.8
  Precipitation Days  75.7097102
  Sunny Days  183205
  Avg. July High  83.423786.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  18.990122.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  5054
  UV Index  3.34.3
  Elevation ft.  6381,443

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I see a lot of old comments on here that aren't as applicable now since the resurgence Detroit has and is going through these past few years. It's a really exciting time... (Read More)



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