National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Top 20 Coldest/Warmest Decembers in Southeast Lower Michigan
 
Rank Detroit Area* Flint Bishop** Saginaw Area***
Coldest Warmest Coldest Warmest Coldest Warmest
Temp Year Temp Year Temp Year Temp Year Temp Year Temp Year
1 17.8 1876 41.1 2015 16.1 1989 41.0 2015 16.2 1989 39.1 2015
2 18.0 1989 40.6 1881 16.6 2000 37.2 1982 17.2 2000 35.3 1923
3 19.2 2000 39.3 1889 17.4 1976 36.8 1923 18.8 1983 34.5 1982
4 20.8 1983 38.1 1877 17.8 1958 35.4 2006 18.9 1976 34.4 2006
5 21.5 1976 37.7 1923 20.1 1983 35.4 1965 19.0 1958 34.2 1931
6 21.8 1917 37.4 2006 20.5 1944 34.7 1931 19.1 1917 34.1 2012
7 21.9 1880 37.3 1982 20.8 1963 34.2 2019 19.5 1919 33.5 2001
8 22.2 1985 37.2 1931 21.3 1985 34.1 2001 20.1 1963 33.4 1941
9 22.4 1958 36.3 1918 21.7 1960 33.6 1941 21.0 1924 33.0 2011
10 22.5 1903 35.9 2012 22.2 1945 33.5 2012 21.3 1944 33.0 1965
11 22.8 1878 35.9 1965 22.4 1950 33.4 1984 21.5 1960 32.8 1936
12 23.0 1909 35.8 2001 22.6 2017 33.3 2011 21.6 1985 32.5 2019
13 23.1 1919 35.8 1891 22.9 1962 33.1 2020 22.0 1980 32.3 1994
14 23.2 1924 35.5 2011 23.0 1995 32.8 2014 22.0 1914 32.2 1913
15 23.3 1910 35.5 1941 23.1 1942 32.8 1939 22.2 1962 32.1 2014
16 23.8 1963 35.4 1994 23.2 1924 32.4 1971 22.4 1926 32.0 1998
17 23.8 1914 35.3 1998 23.9 1937 32.3 1998 22.5 1950 32.0 1918
18 23.9 1886 35.1 2019 24.0 1926 32.2 1987 22.5 1945 31.7 2020
19 24.7 1945 34.8 1956 24.3 2010 32.1 2003 22.5 1942 31.5 1959
20 24.8 1944 34.6 1959 24.3 2005 32.1 1979 22.8 2013 31.4 2018
* Detroit Area temperature records date back to January 1874.

** Flint Bishop temperature records date back to January 1921.

*** Saginaw Area temperature records date back to January 1912.