Marshall township, MI Climate


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Marshall Township, MI is located in the northernmost part of the state, giving it a climate that is fairly temperate throughout the year. During the summer months, temperatures typically range from around 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, with occasional heat waves during July and August. The winter season brings cold temperatures with average highs in the mid-twenties and lows in the single digits. Snowfall can be heavy at times, but rarely accumulates throughout the year due to its frequent melting. Overall, Marshall Township has an enjoyable climate that allows for outdoor activities throughout most of the year.

Marshall township, Michigan gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Marshall township averages 50 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 169 sunny days per year in Marshall township. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Marshall township gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 131 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 17
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 50 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

9.1 Summer - 4.2 Winter
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Marshall township, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateMarshall township, MichiganUnited States
  36.5 in.38.1 in.
  49.7 in.27.8 in.
  131.3 days106.2 days
  169 days205 days
  83.0°85.8°
  16.6°21.7°
  6.77
  3.24.3
  915 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 Marshall township with an average high temperature of 83.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Michigan. In Marshall township, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Marshall township are June, August and September.
In Marshall township, there are 8.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Michigan.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Marshall township with an average of 16.6°. This is warmer than most places in Michigan.
In Marshall township, there are 135.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Michigan.
In Marshall township, there are 5.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Michigan.
The humidity is usually comfortable in Marshall township 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 Marshall township with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.5 inches in Marshall township means that it is wetter than most places in Michigan.
December is the rainiest month in Marshall township with 13.0 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 9.5 rainy days. There are 131.3 rainy days annually in Marshall township, which is about average compared to other places in Michigan. The rainiest season is Spring 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 49.7 inches in Marshall township means that it is about average compared to other places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Marshall township with 14.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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