Zip 49264 (Onondaga, MI) Climate


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Onondaga, MI has a moderate climate with mild temperatures year-round. The summers are generally warm and humid while the winters are cold but not too extreme. Precipitation is abundant throughout the year and snowfall can be significant during the winter months. Onondaga enjoys about 180 sunny days per year, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities and sightseeing. The average high temperature in the summer months is around 80 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low temperature in the winter is around 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

Onondaga (zip 49264), Michigan gets 34 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Onondaga (zip 49264) averages 42 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 Onondaga (zip 49264). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Onondaga (zip 49264) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 132 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 17
Rain: averages 34 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 49264 zip code is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Michigan.

9.2 Summer - 4.2 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 49264 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateOnondaga, MichiganUnited States
  33.8 in.38.1 in.
  41.7 in.27.8 in.
  131.5 days106.2 days
  175 days205 days
  82.2°85.8°
  16.8°21.7°
  6.77
  3.24.3
  927 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 49264 zip code with an average high temperature of 82.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Michigan. In the 49264 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 49264 zip code are June, August and July.
In the 49264 zip code, there are 7.0 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 49264 zip code with an average of 16.8°. This is warmer than most places in Michigan.
In the 49264 zip code, there are 131.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Michigan.
In the 49264 zip code, there are 6.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Michigan.
Humidity in the 49264 zip code is generally low and comfortable. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
September is the wettest month in the 49264 zip code with 3.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.8 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 33.8 inches in the 49264 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in Michigan.
December is the rainiest month in the 49264 zip code with 12.9 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 9.4 rainy days. There are 131.5 rainy days annually in the 49264 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 22% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 41.7 inches in the 49264 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in the 49264 zip code with 12.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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