Zip 49246 (Horton, MI) 

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Climate in Zip 49246 (Horton, MI)

Horton (zip 49246), Michigan gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Horton (zip 49246) averages 42 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 176 sunny days per year in Horton (zip 49246). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Horton (zip 49246) 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 15
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 49246 zip code is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Michigan.

9.1 / 4.2

Summer   /   Winter
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in the 49246 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Horton, MichiganUnited States
  35.4 in.38.1 in.
  41.5 in.27.8 in.
  129.3 days106.2 days
  176 days205 days
  82.3°85.8°
  15.4°21.7°
  6.77
  3.24.3
  1056 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 the 49246 zip code with an average high temperature of 82.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Michigan. In the 49246 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 49246 zip code are June, August and July.


In the 49246 zip code, there are 6.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Michigan.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 49246 zip code with an average of 15.4°. This is about average compared to other places in Michigan.


In the 49246 zip code, there are 141.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Michigan.


In the 49246 zip code, there are 7.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Michigan.


The humidity is usually comfortable in the 49246 zip code 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.


July is the wettest month in the 49246 zip code with 3.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.4 inches in the 49246 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Michigan.


December is the rainiest month in the 49246 zip code with 12.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.6 rainy days. There are 129.3 rainy days annually in the 49246 zip code, 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 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 41.5 inches in the 49246 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in the 49246 zip code with 13.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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