Grand Rapids, Michigan 

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Weather in Grand Rapids, Michigan

The most pleasant months of the year for Grand Rapids are June, August and July. In Grand Rapids, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Grand Rapids with an average high temperature of 82.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Grand Rapids with 18.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August.


Today's Weather - Grand Rapids, MI

4 PM PST

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Cloudy50° / 63°ENE 1 to 6 mph
Monday NightShowers And Thunderstorms46° / 51°SSW 9 to 14 mph
Tuesday NightRain Showers Likely41° / 52°WSW 10 to 16 mph
Wednesday NightChance Rain Showers43° / 51°SW 3 to 8 mph
Thursday NightChance Rain Showers38° / 46°NNW 5 mph
Friday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy35° / 52°WSW 1 to 5 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain Showers40° / 53°S 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 64 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

6.7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January31° 18°
February34° 19°
March44° 26°
April58° 37°
May69° 47°
June79° 57°
July82° 61°
August80° 60°
September73° 52°
October61° 41°
November47° 32°
December35° 23°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Grand Rapids
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January0281311
February025108
March023105
April010121
May01100
June2090
July3090
August2090
September00100
October05110
November015123
December0261410

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.


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Reviews for Grand Rapids    58 Reviews
God Bless Grand Rapids!!! May it never change! - 10/3/2019
I am originally from Farmington Hills, Mi and moved to CA in 1988. Since lived in OR, FL, and NM. I am now retired and moving to Grand Rapids, for the reasons some... Read More

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Run! It's horrible. - 3/11/2019
I have lived in the grand rapids area most of my life and I personally hate it, even more so after living else where. There is a strong Calvinist and Christian reformed... Read More

Depends What you are Looking For - 7/24/2017
I moved here a few years ago and thought it would be the perfect place, everyone kept saying welcome. Then you live here. The size of the city is just about perfect and... Read More


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