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May Weather In Detroit  
May Detroit Weather
Record High: 93°F
Normal High: 70°F
Normal Low: 49°F
Record Low: 25°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 3.05"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.56"

Detroit Weather In May

The record high temperature in Detroit for the last 52 years in May was 93 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on May 31, 1988, and the standard high is 70. The lowest reported temperature in May for Detroit for the past 52 years was 25 most recently measured on May 4, 1966, while the normal low measured temperature is 49.

United States National Weather Service historical Detroit May Weather data shows that on May 3, 1976, the high temperature did not exceed 43 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Detroit in the past 52 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on May 30, 2006, the low for the day did not drop below 70 degrees, the highest low recorded in Detroit in the last 52 years.

Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Detroit on May First is 64 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of May is 76 degrees. The low recorded temperature in Detroit on May First averages 43 degrees Fahrenheit and the low temperature on the final day of May averages 54 degrees.

Detroit typically receives an average of 3.05 inches of precipitation during the month. According to May Detroit Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in May was 2.56 inches on May 26, 1968.