Rockford, MI has a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers in Rockford are warm and sunny with occasional thunderstorms and temperatures reaching into the 80s. Winters are cold with temperatures dipping below freezing and often receiving snowfall. Spring and autumn have mild temperatures and occasional rain showers. Overall, Rockford experiences a moderate climate that is comfortable for outdoor activities year-round.
Rockford, Michigan gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Rockford averages 66 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 160 sunny days per year in Rockford. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Rockford gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 140 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 66 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Rockford is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Michigan.
9.3 / 3.7
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Rockford, while January and December are the least comfortable months.