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Usual weather in Michigan

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to Michigan? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.


What weather to expect in Michigan

Michigan is part of USA - United States of America. The climate of USA is very varied, as United States of America is a large country. The climate is mostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, and arctic in Alaska. This is not all. The climate is semiarid in the great plains west of the Mississippi River, and arid in the Great Basin of the southwest. You can expect low winter temperatures in the northwest, but they are sometimes moderated in January and February by warm winds. Winters in the south are warmer. Don? forget, that temperatures are usually significantly lower in mountains.

When speaking about the usual weather in this area, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Ada, Adrian, Allegan, Allen Park, Allendale, Alma, Alpena, Ann Arbor, Arcadia, Auburn Hills, Battle Creek, Bay City, Bay Harbor, Bear Lake, Beaver Island, Belleville, Benton Harbor Saint Joseph, Benzie County, Big Bay, Big Rapids, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Brighton, Bronson, Cadillac, Canton, Carleton, Central Michigan, Channing, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chelsea, Clare, Clarkston, Coldwater, Coloma, Copper Harbor, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Detroit, Dexter, Drummond Island, Dundee, East Lansing, Eaton Rapids, Escanaba, Farmington Hills, Fenton, Flat Rock, Flint, Frankenmuth, Frankfort, Franklin, Garden, Garden City, Gladstone, Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Grand Traverse Bay Area, Grayling, Grosse Pointe, Harbert, Harbor Beach, Harbor Country, Harbor Springs, Harper Woods, Harrison, Hell, Holland, Honor, Houghton Hancock, Houghton Lake, Inkster, Interlochen, Iron Mountain, Ironwood, Ishpeming, Isle Royale National Park, Ithaca, Jackson, Jackson County, Jenison, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Keweenaw Peninsula, L'Anse, Lake Michigan Beachtowns, Lansing, Leelanau Peninsula, Leland, Lenawee County, Les Cheneaux Islands, Lincoln Park, Livingston County, Livonia, Lowell, Lower Peninsula, Ludington, Luna Pier, Mackinac Area, Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, Macomb County, Manistee, Manistique, Marquette, Marshall, Maybee, Melvindale, Menominee, Metro Detroit, Michigamme, Midland, Milan, Monroe, Monroe County, Mount Pleasant, Munising, Muskegon, New Boston, New Buffalo, Newberry, Niles, Northeastern Michigan, Northern Michigan, Northville, Novi, Oakland County, Paradise and Whitefish Bay, Pentwater, Petersburg, Petoskey, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Plymouth, Pontiac, Porcupine Mountains, Port Hope, Port Huron, Redford, Reed City, River Rouge, Riverview, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Rockwood, Romulus, Roseville, Royal Oak, Saginaw, Saline, Sandusky, Sanilac County, Saugatuck, Sault Sainte Marie, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Haven, Southeast Michigan, Southfield, Southgate, Sparta, St. Clair County, St. Clair Shores, St. Ignace, St. Louis, Sterling Heights, Stevensville, Swartz Creek, Tahquamenon Falls, Tawas City, Taylor, Three Oaks, Traverse City, Troy, Union Pier, Upper Peninsula, Warren, Washington Township, Washtenaw County, Waterford, Wayne, Wayne County, West Michigan, Westland, Woodhaven, Wyandotte, Wyoming, Ypsilanti.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around Detroit and in many other cities. The warmest month here is July, the average maximum temperature is 28.7 ℃ (83.66 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 18.9 ℃ (66.02 ℉). The coldest month here is January, the average maximum temperature is -0.1 ℃ (31.82 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is -6.2 ℃ (20.84 ℉).

When travelling around Michigan, always consider the altitude of the the place as well. We should remind you, that the highest point in USA - United States of America is Denali (Mount McKinley) (6190 m) and the lowest point is Death Valley (-86 m). So there are huge differences in altitudes in this country and the weather is very different in them therefore. Keep in mind, that the temperature usually decreases by 1.2 - 1.9 ℃ (2.2 - 3.5 ℉) per 200 m (656 ft), depending on the other conditions. (And we should add, that in the very special condition named thermal inversion even the temperature may be higher in higher altitudes.)

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to Michigan. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in January is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in January is -0.1 ℃ (31.82 ℉). The average lowest temperature is -6.2 ℃ (20.84 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 1 ℃ (33.8 ℉). At the end of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 0.7 ℃ (33.26 ℉). The average rainfall is 35.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 9:08 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 9:26 and at the end of the month 9:55.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

February

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in February is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in February is 1.5 ℃ (34.7 ℉). The average lowest temperature is -5.4 ℃ (22.28 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 0.7 ℃ (33.26 ℉). At the end of February you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 4.3 ℃ (39.74 ℉). The average rainfall is 43 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 9:55 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:33 and at the end of the month 11:14.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

March

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in March is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in March is 7.1 ℃ (44.78 ℉). The average lowest temperature is -1.5 ℃ (29.3 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 4.3 ℃ (39.74 ℉). At the end of March you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 10.8 ℃ (51.44 ℉). The average rainfall is 51 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:14 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:56 and at the end of the month 12:39.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

April

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in April is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in April is 14.5 ℃ (58.1 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 4.4 ℃ (39.92 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 10.8 ℃ (51.44 ℉). At the end of April you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 17.4 ℃ (63.32 ℉). The average rainfall is 70.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:39 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:21 and at the end of the month 14:00.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

May

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in May is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in May is 20.3 ℃ (68.54 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 10.4 ℃ (50.72 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 17.4 ℃ (63.32 ℉). At the end of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉). The average rainfall is 77.2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:00 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:35 and at the end of the month 15:00.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

June

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in June is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in June is 25.9 ℃ (78.62 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 16.1 ℃ (60.98 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉). At the end of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.3 ℃ (81.14 ℉). The average rainfall is 83.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 15:00 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 15:14 and at the end of the month 15:14.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

July

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in July is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in July is 28.7 ℃ (83.66 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 18.9 ℃ (66.02 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.3 ℃ (81.14 ℉). At the end of July you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.95 ℃ (82.31 ℉). The average rainfall is 76.4 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 15:14 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:59 and at the end of the month 14:33.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

August

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in August is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in August is 27.2 ℃ (80.96 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 17.8 ℃ (64.04 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.95 ℃ (82.31 ℉). At the end of August you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.25 ℃ (77.45 ℉). The average rainfall is 80.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:33 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:59 and at the end of the month 13:20.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

September

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in September is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in September is 23.3 ℃ (73.94 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 13.4 ℃ (56.12 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.25 ℃ (77.45 ℉). At the end of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 19.4 ℃ (66.92 ℉). The average rainfall is 88.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:20 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:39 and at the end of the month 11:56.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

October

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in October is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in October is 15.5 ℃ (59.9 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 7.1 ℃ (44.78 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 19.4 ℃ (66.92 ℉). At the end of October you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 12.3 ℃ (54.14 ℉). The average rainfall is 67.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:56 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:14 and at the end of the month 10:33.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

November

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in November is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in November is 9.1 ℃ (48.38 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 2.1 ℃ (35.78 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 12.3 ℃ (54.14 ℉). At the end of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 5.6 ℃ (42.08 ℉). The average rainfall is 72.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:33 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 9:56 and at the end of the month 9:27.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

December

Typical (usual) weather in Michigan in December is this: The average highest temperature in Michigan in December is 2.1 ℃ (35.78 ℉). The average lowest temperature is -3.6 ℃ (25.52 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 5.6 ℃ (42.08 ℉). At the end of December you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 1 ℃ (33.8 ℉). The average rainfall is 50.2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 9:27 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 9:09 and at the end of the month 9:05.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in Michigan in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Detroittemperature: - highest temperature: 2.1 ℃ (35.78 ℉)lowest temperature: -3.6 ℃ (25.52 ℉)rainfall: 50.2mmrainy days: -
Flinttemperature: - highest temperature: 1.4 ℃ (34.52 ℉)lowest temperature: -6.1 ℃ (21.02 ℉)rainfall: 49.5mmrainy days: 13.9
Grand Rapidstemperature: - highest temperature: 1.8 ℃ (35.24 ℉)lowest temperature: -4.5 ℃ (23.9 ℉)rainfall: 62.4mmrainy days: 15.8
Lansingtemperature: - highest temperature: 1.8 ℃ (35.24 ℉)lowest temperature: -5.2 ℃ (22.64 ℉)rainfall: 43.1mmrainy days: 13
Sault Ste. Marietemperature: - highest temperature: -1.7 ℃ (28.94 ℉)lowest temperature: -8.7 ℃ (16.34 ℉)rainfall: 71.8mmrainy days: 19.1
Ann Arbortemperature: - highest temperature: 2.1 ℃ (35.78 ℉)lowest temperature: -6.2 ℃ (20.84 ℉)rainfall: 50.6mmrainy days: -




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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