Grosse Pointe, Michigan 

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Climate in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Grosse Pointe, Michigan gets 34 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Grosse Pointe averages 30 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 181 sunny days per year in Grosse Pointe. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Grosse Pointe gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 124 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 34 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 30 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Grosse Pointe is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Michigan.

9.2 / 4.6

Summer   /   Winter
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Grosse Pointe, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Grosse Pointe, MichiganUnited States
  33.5 in.38.1 in.
  30.4 in.27.8 in.
  123.8 days106.2 days
  181 days205 days
  82.9°85.8°
  18.3°21.7°
  6.97
  3.34.3
  587 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 Grosse Pointe with an average high temperature of 82.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Michigan. In Grosse Pointe, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Grosse Pointe are June, August and September.


In Grosse Pointe, there are 7.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Michigan.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Grosse Pointe with an average of 18.3°. This is one of the warmest places in Michigan.


In Grosse Pointe, there are 127.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Michigan.


In Grosse Pointe, there are 2.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Michigan.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Grosse Pointe but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.


September is the wettest month in Grosse Pointe with 3.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 33.5 inches in Grosse Pointe means that it is about average compared to other places in Michigan.


April is the rainiest month in Grosse Pointe with 12.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.8 rainy days. There are 123.8 rainy days annually in Grosse Pointe, which is less rainy than most places in Michigan. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 30.4 inches in Grosse Pointe means that it is one of the least snowy places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Grosse Pointe with 9.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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