Lansing, MI Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Lansing, MI shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Lansing, MI.


The warmest month in Capital City, Lansing, Michigan is July with an average high temperature of 84.1°F. The hottest day on record was July 7 2012 when the temperature hit 102.9°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 15.8°F with the lowest temperature of -29.0°F being recorded on January 4 1981.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

7 Jul 2012102.9°F
7 Jul 1988100°F
2 Aug 1988100°F
29 Aug 197399°F
16 Jul 197799°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 201292°F
July 198890.4°F
July 201189.5°F
July 197787.4°F
July 200287.3°F

The coldest days on record are:

4 Jan 1981-29°F
15 Jan 1984-25.1°F
10 Feb 1994-25.1°F
18 Jan 1976-22°F
19 Feb 1978-21.1°F

The coldest months on average were:

February 19781.2°F
January 19773.4°F
February 19795.5°F
December 20006.4°F
January 20047.2°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Lansing, MI is June with an average of 3.4 inches of rain falling on 10 to 11 days.Although in May it typically rains on more days with 3.2 inches falling in 12 to 13 days. The driest month in Lansing, MI is February with an average of 1.4 inches of rain falling on 5 to 6 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

21 January 19801.8 inches
1 January 19851.3 inches
13 January 20051.2 inches
14 January 19791.1 inches
1 January 20111 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

May 200410.4 inches
June 198610.3 inches
September 20088.6 inches
June 19938.4 inches
July 19928.2 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

October 19970 inches
September 19790 inches
February 19870.1 inches
October 20050.1 inches
November 19970.2 inches