Elk Rapids Township, MI is located in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula and has a humid continental climate. Summers are generally warm, while winters are cold and snowy. Precipitation is evenly distributed throughout the year, with milder conditions in spring and summer compared to winter months. The township experiences four distinct seasons with temperatures ranging from an average high of 78 degrees Fahrenheit in July to an average low of 15 degrees Fahrenheit in January. Elk Rapids Township also offers beautiful views of Lake Michigan, making it a great place to enjoy outdoor activities all year round.
Elk Rapids township, Michigan gets 32 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Elk Rapids township averages 112 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 165 sunny days per year in Elk Rapids township. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Elk Rapids township gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 139 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 32 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 112 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Elk Rapids township is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Michigan.
9.3 / 3.2
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Elk Rapids township, while January and December are the least comfortable months.