Benton Harbor Water Temperature

Benton Harbor is a town close to Lake Michigan. August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 73.4°F / 23°C. The coolest month is February with an avg. water temperature of 34.5°F / 1.4°C. April is the sunniest at 0.2in / 4.6mm and January the wettest month with 2.7in / 69mm. The average air temperature is around 73.8°F / 23.2°C, July is the hottest month in a year. February is the coolest with 26.6°F / -3°C average air temperature. Hot-summer humid continental climate would be the climate here. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit.

Benton Harbor Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 53.6 °F / 12 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 73.4°F / 23°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 34.5°F / 1.4°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 73.8°F / 23.2°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: February with 26.6°F / -3°C
Wettest Month: January with 2.7in / 69mm
Driest Month: April with 0.2in / 4.6mm
Highest Humidity December with 76.5%
Lowest Humidity October with 70.9%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification Hot-summer humid continental climate

Benton Harbor water temperature by month

Lake Michigan water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

39.2 37.4 35.6

February

35.8 34.7 34

March

35.4 34.7 34.3

April

40.3 37.4 35.2

May

52.5 45.1 40.1

June

66.4 58.6 51.8

July

73.8 70 64.9

August

74.5 72.5 70.5

September

73.6 68.7 64.2

October

64.4 58.3 52.5

November

52.5 48.7 44.4

December

44.6 41.9 39.6

Lake Michigan water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

4 3 2

February

2.1 1.5 1.1

March

1.9 1.5 1.3

April

4.6 3 1.8

May

11.4 7.3 4.5

June

19.1 14.8 11

July

23.2 21.1 18.3

August

23.6 22.5 21.4

September

23.1 20.4 17.9

October

18 14.6 11.4

November

11.4 9.3 6.9

December

7 5.5 4.2
August is the month with the highest water temperature at 73.4°F / 23°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 34.5°F / 1.4°C.

Benton Harbor weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Apr. 13
Few clouds
42 °F
38°F
6 °C
4°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
88%
Apr. 14
Scattered clouds
40 °F
34°F
4 °C
1°C
2mph (3km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
20 %
91%
Apr. 15
Overcast clouds
38 °F
37°F
4 °C
3°C
4mph (7km/h)
northwest
0in (1mm)
40 %
88%
Apr. 16
Overcast clouds
42 °F
38°F
5 °C
3°C
3mph (5km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
86%
Apr. 17
Overcast clouds
44 °F
38°F
7 °C
4°C
3mph (4km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
10 %
85%
Apr. 18
Overcast clouds
49 °F
40°F
10 °C
4°C
2mph (4km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
85%
Apr. 19
Scattered clouds
47 °F
40°F
8 °C
4°C
2mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
76%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Apr. 20
Mix snow/rain
44 °F
35°F
7 °C
2°C
4mph (6km/h)
west-southwest
0in (5mm)
90 %
89%
Apr. 21
Few clouds
53 °F
35°F
12 °C
2°C
3mph (5km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
25 %
64%
Apr. 22
Few clouds
62 °F
40°F
17 °C
4°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%
Apr. 23
Overcast clouds
67 °F
51°F
20 °C
11°C
4mph (6km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
75%
Apr. 24
Overcast clouds
48 °F
54°F
9 °C
12°C
5mph (8km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
76%
Apr. 25
Overcast clouds
48 °F
54°F
9 °C
12°C
5mph (8km/h)
south-southwest
0in (2mm)
70 %
90%
Apr. 26
Overcast clouds
67 °F
55°F
20 °C
13°C
5mph (8km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
85%
Apr. 27
Light rain
61 °F
47°F
16 °C
9°C
4mph (7km/h)
west
0in (9mm)
90 %
94%
Apr. 28
Moderate rain
60 °F
39°F
15 °C
4°C
3mph (4km/h)
south-southeast
1in (13mm)
95 %
95%

Benton Harbor weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

36.7 26.6 18.1 2.7 9 76.5%

February

36 26.6 19.8 1.6 1 76.3%

March

48 34.7 20.8 0.2 2 74.1%

April

57.6 45.7 35.4 0.2 3 72.4%

May

72.1 57 47.1 1.4 3 74.5%

June

78.6 68.2 57.2 0.4 3 74.5%

July

81.5 73.8 64.9 0.7 1 72.2%

August

81.7 72.9 66.4 0.9 1 73%

September

78.6 66.9 55.6 0.3 0 71.3%

October

66.9 54.7 44.2 1.1 0 70.9%

November

54.3 43.3 34.5 0.5 1 72.7%

December

40.8 32.7 26.2 1.1 5 76.5%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

2.6 -3 -7.7 69 9 76.5%

February

2.2 -3 -6.8 40.9 1 76.3%

March

8.9 1.5 -6.2 5.2 2 74.1%

April

14.2 7.6 1.9 4.6 3 72.4%

May

22.3 13.9 8.4 35.2 3 74.5%

June

25.9 20.1 14 11 3 74.5%

July

27.5 23.2 18.3 18 1 72.2%

August

27.6 22.7 19.1 22.7 1 73%

September

25.9 19.4 13.1 7.8 0 71.3%

October

19.4 12.6 6.8 29 0 70.9%

November

12.4 6.3 1.4 11.7 1 72.7%

December

4.9 0.4 -3.2 27 5 76.5%
April is the driest at 0.2in / 4.6mm and January the wettest month with 2.7in / 69mm. With an average temperature of 73.8°F / 23.2°C, July is the warmest month in a year. February is the coldest with 26.6°F / -3°C average temperature.

Activities & POI in Benton Harbor

Type of Activity List
Golf Course Blossom Trails Golf Club, Harbor Shores
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