Traverse City, MI Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Traverse City, 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 Traverse City, MI.


The warmest month in Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City, Michigan is July with an average high temperature of 82.5°F. The hottest day on record was July 31 2006 when the temperature hit 100.4°F. During February the overnight temperature drops to an average of 15.7°F with the lowest temperature of -37.1°F being recorded on February 17 1979.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

31 Jul 2006100.4°F
5 Aug 1989100°F
13 Jul 197499°F
20 Jul 197799°F
7 Jul 198899°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 198787.2°F
July 200286.9°F
July 201286.8°F
July 197786.4°F
July 198886.3°F

The coldest days on record are:

17 Feb 1979-37.1°F
29 Dec 1976-26.1°F
3 Feb 1996-23.1°F
19 Jan 1994-21.1°F
25 Feb 1990-20.2°F

The coldest months on average were:

February 19790.1°F
February 19782.2°F
February 19945.3°F
January 19945.5°F
January 19825.6°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Traverse City, MI is September with an average of 2.7 inches of rain falling on 11 to 12 days.Although in October it typically rains on more days with 2.3 inches falling in 11 to 12 days. The driest month in Traverse City, MI is February with an average of 1.1 inches of rain falling on 3 to 4 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

24 May 20042.1 inches
31 May 19891.9 inches
16 May 20011.6 inches
7 May 19831.6 inches
11 May 20061.2 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

July 199910 inches
January 19979.8 inches
September 19758.2 inches
August 19757 inches
September 19866.9 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

October 19920 inches
July 19920 inches
August 19910 inches
September 19920 inches
September 19910 inches