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January Detroit Weather 
January Detroit Weather
Record High: 62°F
Normal High: 31°F
Normal Low: 18°F
Record Low: -21°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1.91"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.59"
Avg Monthly Snow: 11.1"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 12.2"

Detroit Weather In January

The highest recorded temperature for Detroit Michigan for the past 52 years in January was 62 degrees Fahrenheit, measured on January 15, 1995, while the typical high temperature is 31. In the last 52 years the lowest measured January temperature in Detroit was -21 most recently encountered on January 21, 1984, and the standard low recorded daily temperature is 18.

United States NWS historical Detroit January Weather data records that on January 18, 1994, the high temperature did not exceed -4 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Detroit in the past 52 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on January 4, 1993, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 51 degrees, the highest low measured in Detroit in the last 52 years.

Historical weather data accumulated by the National Weather Service shows that the average daily high temperature in Detroit on January First is 32 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of January is 31 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Detroit on January First is 19 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of January is 17 degrees.

Detroit usually receives an average of 1.91 inches of rain during January. According to January Detroit Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in January was 1.59 inches on January 4, 1993. Detroit averages 11.1 inches of snow in January.On January 22, 2005 Detroit received 12.2 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in January.