Ironwood, Michigan 

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Weather in Ironwood, Michigan

The most pleasant months of the year for Ironwood are July, August and June. In Ironwood, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Ironwood with an average high temperature of 76.2°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in Ironwood with 40.7 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Ironwood, MI

2 AM PST

Slight Chance Snow Showers

22°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightSlight Chance Snow Showers19° / 32°SW 15 mph
Wednesday NightLight Snow Likely28° / 32°S 5 mph
Thursday NightChance Light Snow27° / 32°E 5 mph
Friday NightChance Light Snow25° / 32°NE 5 mph
Saturday NightMostly Cloudy22° / 33°W 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Cloudy23° / 33°W 5 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Light Snow24° / 32°W 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 2
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 166 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Ironwood area is 5.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Michigan.

5.5 / 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
January20°
February25°
March36° 15°
April50° 29°
May63° 40°
June72° 50°
July76° 55°
August75° 54°
September66° 45°
October53° 34°
November37° 23°
December24°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Ironwood
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0311515
February0271010
March028108
April020114
May06111
June00120
July10110
August00110
September02120
October014132
November025128
December0311514

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 Ironwood    3 Reviews
Ideal retirement location - 4/21/2011
Have lived here 7 years. Moved here from a large Midwestern city. Wonderful place to retire if you like fairly long winters and don't mind 150+ inches of snow every... Read More

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The big snow country.... - 3/28/2009
It is called the big snow country for a reason. It snows...a lot...and gets very chilly. The winters last a good 6-7 months. If you like to ski, ice fish, snowmobile, or... Read More

Great Place to Live!! - 10/29/2008
The western U.P. is amazing. There's the obvious attractions like ski areas and the world's tallest fiberglass Native American statue, but walking on the shores of Lake... Read More


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