Grand Rapids, MI has a longitude of -85.5 degrees and a latitude of 42.9 degrees.
Grand Rapids, MI has temperatures that can go as high as 78.8 °F in June, 82.4 °F in July, and 80.6 °F in August. The hottest month is typically July.
Grand Rapids, MI also has temperatures that can go as low as 22.8 °F in December, 19.3 °F in January, and 19.3 °F in February. The coldest month is typically January.
The wettest month for Grand Rapids, MI is May with 12.0 inches of rain.
The annual weather and monthly temperature averages for highs and lows are presented in the table below. The weather values used to interpolate these values are provided by the US NAOO weather station values from the last 10 years.
|Average High (°F)||32.0||33.8||44.6||59.0||69.8||78.8||82.4||80.6||73.4||60.8||48.2||35.6|
|Average Low (°F)||19.3||19.3||26.5||37.3||48.0||58.8||62.4||60.7||51.7||40.9||33.7||22.8|
|Average Precipitation (in)||5.9||5.9||6.0||7.9||12.0||10.8||9.0||8.0||8.0||8.9||8.0||6.7|
Michigan has a continental climate, although there are two distinct regions. The southern and central parts of the Lower Peninsula have a warmer climate with hot summers and cold winters. The northern part of Lower Peninsula and the entire Upper Peninsula has a more severe climate, with warm, but shorter summers and longer, cold to very cold winters.
The state averages 30 days of thunderstorm activity per year. These can be severe, especially in the southern part of the state. The state averages 17 tornadoes per year, which are more common in the state’s extreme southern section.
In reality, each climate is unique and finding one that is suitable can be a real challenge! We hope that the information here can be the starting point of your weather and climate research for your next vacation or potentially next home.
We hope you use this information to make your travel plans to Grand Rapids, MI or decide if living in the Grand Rapids climate is the right choice for you!