Middlebury, MI Climate


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Middlebury, MI is located in the southwestern area of Michigan and experiences a humid continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. During the summer months, temperatures can rise to the mid-80s while winter temperatures can drop into negatives digits. The region receives an average of 40 inches of rain throughout the year as well as plenty of snowfall in the winter months. The region also experiences four distinct seasons which provide residents with a mild climate perfect for outdoor activities and exploration.

Middlebury, Michigan gets 33 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 172 sunny days per year in Middlebury. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Middlebury gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 125 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 15
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

9.3 Summer - 4.2 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Middlebury, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateMiddlebury, MichiganUnited States
  32.7 in.38.1 in.
  40.9 in.27.8 in.
  125.4 days106.2 days
  172 days205 days
  82.4°85.8°
  14.7°21.7°
  6.77
  3.24.3
  735 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 Middlebury with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Michigan. In Middlebury, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Middlebury are June, August and July.
In Middlebury, there are 6.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Michigan.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Middlebury with an average of 14.7°. This is about average compared to other places in Michigan.
In Middlebury, there are 147.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Michigan.
In Middlebury, there are 7.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Michigan.
Humidity in Middlebury is generally low and comfortable. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
September is the wettest month in Middlebury with 3.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 32.7 inches in Middlebury means that it is drier than most places in Michigan.
April is the rainiest month in Middlebury with 11.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 125.4 rainy days annually in Middlebury, 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 40.9 inches in Middlebury means that it is less snowy than most places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Middlebury with 12.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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