Zip 49506 (Grand Rapids, MI) 

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Weather in Zip 49506 (Grand Rapids, MI)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 49506 zip code are June, August and July. In the 49506 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 49506 zip code with an average high temperature of 82.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Michigan. January is the snowiest month in the 49506 zip code with 18.5 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

8 PM PST

Rain And Snow Showers

34°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightRain And Snow Showers23° / 26°WNW 16 mph
Tuesday NightChance Snow Showers18° / 20°W 10 to 15 mph
Wednesday NightSlight Chance Snow Showers then Partly Cloudy14° / 29°W 1 to 10 mph
Thursday NightMostly Cloudy26° / 39°S 7 mph
Friday NightChance Rain And Snow33° / 39°S 6 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain And Snow30° / 33°W 5 to 8 mph
Sunday NightChance Light Snow26° / 31°W 2 to 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
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 (zip 49506) area is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Michigan.

6.6 / 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
January30° 16°
February34° 18°
March44° 25°
April58° 36°
May69° 46°
June78° 56°
July82° 60°
August80° 59°
September73° 51°
October60° 40°
November47° 32°
December35° 22°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Grand Rapids
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0291311
February026108
March024105
April011111
May02100
June2090
July3090
August2090
September00100
October06100
November017123
December0261310

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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East Hills - 6/26/2006
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