Monroe, Michigan 

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Climate in Monroe, Michigan

Monroe, MI has a humid continental climate, characterized by four distinct seasons. Summers are warm and humid, with temperatures averaging in the mid to upper 70s. Winters are usually cold and snowy, with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. Spring and fall are milder, with temperatures ranging from the 40s to the low 60s. The area receives an average of 32 inches of rain and 57 inches of snow each year, making it one of Michigan's snowiest cities.

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

Monroe averages 37 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 183 sunny days per year in Monroe. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Monroe gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 123 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 34 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 37 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Monroe is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Michigan.

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

Climate Averages
  Monroe, MichiganUnited States
  34.4 in.38.1 in.
  37.4 in.27.8 in.
  122.7 days106.2 days
  183 days205 days
  594 ft.2443 ft.


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 Monroe with an average high temperature of 83.7°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Michigan. In Monroe, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Monroe are June, August and September.

In Monroe, there are 8.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Michigan.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Monroe with an average of 18.1°. This is warmer than most places in Michigan.

In Monroe, there are 127.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Michigan.

In Monroe, there are 3.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Michigan.

The humidity is usually comfortable in Monroe 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.

August is the wettest month in Monroe with 3.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 34.4 inches in Monroe means that it is wetter than most places in Michigan.

April is the rainiest month in Monroe with 11.8 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.9 rainy days. There are 122.7 rainy days annually in Monroe, which is less rainy than most places in Michigan. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 37.4 inches in Monroe means that it is less snowy than most places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Monroe with 11.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Monroe    8 Reviews
    Small angry town with no jobs. - 11/4/2019
    I've lived in Monroe my entire life. Since the Ford plant closed it's been on the skids. It's full of poor white trash looking to fight. Every business that's not a... Read More

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    Monroe, Monroe Mich. - 7/24/2017
    We moved from Toledo ( TOLEDO, IS A TERRIBLE PLACE TO LIVE!) Some people (that don't even live here)said it was high crime. I have not had this experience. What i... Read More

    Newport area - 2/6/2015
    I purchased my home three and a half years ago. Since then my home and property have been vandalized five times. My home was broken into twice and property has been... Read More

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