Bay City, Michigan 

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Climate in Bay City, Michigan

Bay City, Michigan gets 32 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Bay City averages 41 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 170 sunny days per year in Bay City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bay City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 32 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Bay City is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Michigan.

6.7 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Bay City, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Bay City, MichiganUnited States
  32.4 in.38.1 in.
  41.4 in.27.8 in.
  118.2 days106.2 days
  170 days205 days
  81.9°85.8°
  14.4°21.7°
  6.77
  3.34.3
  594 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Bay City with an average high temperature of 81.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Michigan. In Bay City, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bay City are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bay City with an average of 14.4°. This is colder than most places in Michigan.


In Bay City, there are 7.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Michigan.


In Bay City, there are 144.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Michigan.


In Bay City, there are 7.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Michigan.


September is the wettest month in Bay City with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.6 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 30% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 32.4 inches in Bay City means that it is drier than most places in Michigan.


April is the rainiest month in Bay City with 10.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 118.2 rainy days annually in Bay City, which is less rainy than most places in Michigan. The rainiest season is Winter when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 41.4 inches in Bay City means that it is less snowy than most places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Bay City with 11.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Bay City    7 Reviews
    Growing Community. Great For Young Families. - 9/2/2018
    Bay City offers low prices for homes due to lower population (Current lower demand). Years ago, the population was more than 3x as big due to big lumber industry, etc.... Read More

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    They've improved the downtown area - 1/2/2017
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    Not one of the best places to live. - 12/5/2015
    There are many pros to Bay City, it is incredibly cheap to live in and most everything is very affordable. The problem is that the economy is terrible and there aren't... Read More


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