Grand Rapids - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Grand Rapids, Michigan was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often Grand Rapids had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Grand Rapids temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
57 40 2019 14 5
58 41 2018 14 5
60 41 2017 15 5
60 42 2016 16 6
58 40 2015 15 4
56 38 2014 13 3
57 40 2013 14 4
63 43 2012 17 6
59 41 2011 15 5
60 43 2010 15 6
Number of days each year when the temperature in Grand Rapids dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
6 135 2019 130 7
3 147 2018 140 19
5 112 2017 147 11
0 113 2016 149 19
10 122 2015 142 2
10 144 2014 133 0
1 137 2013 147 8
0 110 2012 149 32
2 123 2011 130 14
0 127 2010 142 9

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Grand Rapids during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Grand Rapids
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
177 2019 51.4 1306
157 2018 44.5 1130
158 2017 39.4 1002
152 2016 46.3 1177
138 2015 33.2 843
168 2014 40.3 1024
164 2013 45.5 1156
128 2012 33.9 860
152 2011 45.1 1146
124 2010 35.9 912

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Grand Rapids and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
25 2019 84.9 216
21 2018 62.0 157
20 2017 55.9 142
25 2016 92.8 236
18 2015 52.3 133
34 2014 111.3 283
33 2013 95.6 243
16 2012 53.6 136
24 2011 67.8 172
12 2010 47.7 121
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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