Standish township, MI Climate


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Standish township in Michigan is characterized by a temperate climate with hot and humid summers and cold winters. The average temperature in the summer months is around 78°F, with highs reaching into the mid-80s. Winters are relatively mild, with an average temperature of 24°F and lows that can dip into the single digits. During all seasons, precipitation is fairly regular, though rain is more frequent during the spring and summer months. Snowfall occurs mainly between November and March each year. In general, Standish Township enjoys mild weather year-round making it an ideal place to visit or live in any season!

Standish township, Michigan gets 32 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Standish township averages 43 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 166 sunny days per year in Standish township. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Standish township gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 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 11
Rain: averages 32 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Standish township is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Michigan.

9.2 Summer - 4.1 Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Standish township, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateStandish township, MichiganUnited States
  31.9 in.38.1 in.
  42.5 in.27.8 in.
  121.5 days106.2 days
  166 days205 days
  81.6°85.8°
  11.3°21.7°
  6.67
  3.44.3
  610 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 Standish township with an average high temperature of 81.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Michigan. In Standish township, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Standish township are June, August and July.
In Standish township, there are 5.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Michigan.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Standish township with an average of 11.3°. This is colder than most places in Michigan.
In Standish township, there are 164.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Michigan.
In Standish township, there are 12.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Michigan.
Humidity in Standish township is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
September is the wettest month in Standish township with 3.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 31.9 inches in Standish township means that it is drier than most places in Michigan.
October is the rainiest month in Standish township with 11.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.7 rainy days. There are 121.5 rainy days annually in Standish township, which is less rainy than most places in Michigan. The rainiest season is Winter when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 42.5 inches in Standish township means that it is less snowy than most places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Standish township with 12.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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