Metro Detroit weather: Chilly, sunny December-like Sunday

Sunday highs in low-to-mid 30s

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITGood Sunday afternoon!

Sunday afternoon will be mostly sunny and chilly. The average high this time of year is 36°F, and we will get close to it. Temperatures will remain mostly in the low 30s to 35°F.

Today’s sunset is at 5:03 p.m.

Sunday evening will be fair and cold. Temperatures will be around freezing or a bit lower. Sunday night will be mainly clear and colder. Overnight lows go back to the 20s.

Sunny start to next week

Monday will be mostly sunny and chilly. Afternoon temperatures will be in the middle and upper 30s. Some places may hit 40°F. All in all, an excellent shopping day.

Winter begins on Tuesday with the winter solstice at 10:58 a.m. ET. We will have mostly partly sunny skies to usher in the new season. Daytime temperatures will be in the low 30s.

Wednesday and Thursday will partly sunny. It will be chilly again with highs in the middle and upper 30s.

A white Christmas?

There is a chance for showers on Christmas Eve Friday. Rain and snow are possible as afternoon temperatures get close to 40°F or just a bit higher.

Friday night into Christmas Day, we will have a few snow showers. Morning temperatures will be near 30°F after gifts are received. Afternoon highs will be near 40°F under mostly cloudy to partly sunny skies.

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About the Author:

Andrew Humphrey is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist, and also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM). He has a BSE in Meteorology from the University of Michigan and an MS in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he wrote his thesis on "The Behavior of the Total Mass of the Atmosphere."