Ingham County, Michigan 

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Climate in Ingham County, Michigan

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

Ingham County averages 44 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 175 sunny days per year in Ingham County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ingham County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 129 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 16
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 44 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

6.7 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Ingham County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ingham, MichiganUnited States
  33.0 in.38.1 in.
  43.5 in.27.8 in.
  129.0 days106.2 days
  175 days205 days
  82.4°85.8°
  16.3°21.7°
  6.77
  3.24.3
  916 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 Ingham County with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Michigan. In Ingham County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ingham County are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ingham County with an average of 16.3°. This is warmer than most places in Michigan.


In Ingham County, there are 7.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Michigan.


In Ingham County, there are 134.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Michigan.


In Ingham County, there are 6.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Michigan.


September is the wettest month in Ingham County with 3.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 33.0 inches in Ingham County means that it is drier than most places in Michigan.


December is the rainiest month in Ingham County with 13.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 9.3 rainy days. There are 129.0 rainy days annually in Ingham County, which is about average compared to other places in Michigan. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 43.5 inches in Ingham County means that it is about average compared to other places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Ingham County with 12.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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