Grand Rapids Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Grand Rapids, Michigan during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Grand Rapids, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Grand Rapids temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
31 18 January -1 -8
34 20 February 1 -7
44 27 March 7 -3
58 38 April 15 3
70 48 May 21 9
79 58 June 26 14
83 62 July 28 17
81 61 August 27 16
73 53 September 23 12
60 42 October 16 5
47 33 November 9 1
35 24 December 2 -5
58 40 Year 14 5

Days of Hot Weather in Grand Rapids

From June to August, Grand Rapids averages just eight days of 90-degree Fahrenheit weather. In some years, the temperature also pops into the 90s for a day in May or September. Highs above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here.

Number of days in Grand Rapids of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 0 0 0
April 5 1 0
May 15 5 0
June 26 14 2
July 30 22 4
August 30 18 2
September 19 7 0
October 5 1 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 132 67 8

How Often Grand Rapids Has Cold Temperatures

Freezing temperatures at Grand Rapids can occur from October until May. The city averages 127 frosty nights a year, including most of December to March. On four of those winter nights, the thermometer drops to 0 °F (-18 °C) or below.

Typically on 47 days a year the temperature never rises above freezing. Days that chilly can occur from November to April, including most of January.

Days per month on average in Grand Rapids when the minimum temperature drops to 32, 20 or 10 °F or below
  10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 8 17 28
February 5 13 25
March 2 7 22
April 0 1 9
May 0 0 1
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 3
November 0 2 15
December 3 10 25
Year 18 49 127
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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