Northern Michigan Independence Day Climatology

 With the independence day holiday weekend quickly approaching, lets take a quick look at July 4th climatology. Normal highs range from the mid 70s to around 80, while normal lows range from around 50 into the mid 50s.

Here are the years of inclusion for the sites listed below:

Alpena 1916-2008

Houghton Lake 1913-2008

Sault Sainte Marie 1888-2008

Traverse City 1896-2008

Gaylord 1950-2008

         Alpena          Houghton Lake Sault Sainte Marie   Traverse City         Gaylord     
Normal High

78

79

74

80

79

Normal Low

53

52

50

57

54

Normal Precip

0.09

0.09

0.10

0.11

0.10

 

 

 

 

 

Top 5 Warmest High Temperatures:

       Alpena          Houghton Lake Sault Sainte Marie   Traverse City         Gaylord     

98 (1955)

105 (1921)

94 (1921)

97 (1921)

93 (1988)

98 (1921)

95 (1977)

92 (1897)

96 (1977)

93 (1977)

93 (1990)

93 (1935)

90 (1988)

95 (1900)

91 (1993)

93 (1948)

92 (1955)

89 (1948)

94 (1993)

90 (1955)

91 (1999)

92 (1919)

87 (1955)

94 (1955)

89 (1999)

 

 

 

 

 

Top 5 Coldest Low Temperatures:

       Alpena          Houghton Lake Sault Sainte Marie   Traverse City         Gaylord     

34 (1930)

29 (1922)

37 (1972)

37 (1963)

38 (1963)

37 (1933)

31 (1927)

39 (1996)

40 (1961)

38 (1961)

39 (1961)

37 (1933)

41 (1961)

41 (1979)

40 (1979)

39 (1922)

40 (1963)

42 (1979)

42 (1898)

40 (1978)

40 (1972)

40 (1941)

42 (1965)

44 (1941)

42 (1972)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top 5 Daily Precipitation:

       Alpena          Houghton Lake Sault Sainte Marie   Traverse City         Gaylord     

2.12 (1951)

1.82 (1951)

1.66 (1904)

2.49 (1994)

2.04 (1974)

1.30 (1974)

0.79 (1913)

1.15 (1957)

2.30 (1900)

0.94 (1999)

0.99 (1991)

0.73 (1974)

1.01 (1901)

1.00 (1904)

0.77 (2004)

0.88 (1929)

0.63 (1929)

0.84 (1915)

0.91 (1969)

0.65 (1951)

0.70 (1919)

0.53 (2004)

0.82 (2004)

0.90 (1908)

0.58 (1994)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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