National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Top 20 Coldest/Warmest Januaries 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 12.8 1977 36.7 1932 10.9 1977 34.3 1932 9.4 1912 34.7 1932
2 13.1 1912 36.7 1880 13.1 1963 33.7 1933 10.4 1918 33.1 1933
3 13.2 1918 35.3 2006 13.8 1994 32.7 2006 11.6 1963 31.4 2006
4 15.2 1893 34.7 1933 14.3 1984 32.0 2020 12.1 1994 30.9 1990
5 15.3 1875 33.6 1906 14.5 2009 31.8 1990 12.7 1920 30.4 2020
6 16.4 2014 33.5 1990 15.1 1970 30.9 2002 12.8 1977 29.3 1937
7 16.6 1970 33.5 1890 15.6 2014 30.8 1989 14.3 1982 29.0 1989
8 16.8 1920 32.8 1998 15.6 1945 30.7 1934 14.8 1979 28.9 2002
9 17.1 1982 32.8 1989 15.8 1979 30.3 1950 14.8 1970 28.7 1921
10 17.2 1963 32.7 2002 15.9 1959 29.9 1998 14.9 2009 28.6 1998
11 17.3 2009 32.5 1950 16.4 1982 29.1 2012 15.1 2004 28.5 1934
12 17.3 1994 32.4 2020 16.6 1948 29.0 1949 15.6 1945 28.4 2012
13 17.4 1881 32.1 2017 17.2 2004 28.8 2017 15.9 1948 28.2 1919
14 17.6 1904 32.1 1876 17.6 1957 28.8 1944 16.0 2014 28.1 1950
15 17.9 1984 31.6 1949 17.8 1962 28.7 1973 16.1 1959 28.0 1949
16 17.9 1888 31.0 1919 18.0 1981 28.6 1921 16.4 1984 27.9 2017
17 18.0 1945 31.0 1882 18.0 1929 28.2 2021 16.5 1962 27.6 1916
18 18.6 1979 30.8 1944 18.1 1976 28.2 1937 16.6 1981 27.4 1944
19 19.0 1981 30.7 2012 18.2 1978 28.1 2016 16.6 1978 27.2 1964
20 19.0 1940 30.5 1953 18.5 1966 28.0 1975 16.8 1985 27.1 2021
* 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.