Traverse City Water Temperature

Traverse City is a city close to Lake Michigan. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 69.1°F / 20.6°C.
The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 31.5°F / -0.3°C.
April is the driest at 0in / 0mm and January the wettest month with 2.3in / 59.4mm.
With an average air temperature of 70.3°F / 21.3°C, July is the warmest month in a year. February is the coldest with 19.9°F / -6.7°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as Warm-summer humid continental climate. Best time to Visit would be in June, July, August, September.

Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 30.2 °F / -1 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 69.1°F / 20.6°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 31.5°F / -0.3°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 70.3°F / 21.3°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: February with 19.9°F / -6.7°C
Wettest Month: January with 2.3in / 59.4mm
Highest Humidity December with 78%
Lowest Humidity May with 69%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification Warm-summer humid continental climate

Traverse City Water Temperature

Traverse City,United States of America: The current water temperature 30.2 °F

The temperature is too cold to swim

Lake Michigan water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature

(°F)

ø. Water

Temperature

(°F)

Min. Water

Temperature

(°F)

January

36.9 34.9 33.1

February

33.1 32 31.3

March

32.7 31.6 31.1

April

35.8 34 32.4
May 45.1 38.7 34.3

June

59.7 52 45.1

July

69.1 64 58.3

August

69.8 68.4 66.7

September

69.4 65.3 61.5

October

61.5 55.6 50.2

November

50 46.6 43.2

December

43 40.6 37.9

Traverse City,United States of America: The current water temperature -1 °C

The temperature is too cold to swim

Lake Michigan water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature

(°C)

ø. Water

Temperature

(°C)

Min. Water

Temperature

(°C)

January

2.7 1.6 0.6

February

0.6 0 -0.4

March

0.4 -0.2 -0.5

April

2.1 1.1 0.2
May 7.3 3.7 1.3

June

15.4 11.1 7.3

July

20.6 17.8 14.6

August

21 20.2 19.3

September

20.8 18.5 16.4

October

16.4 13.1 10.1

November

10 8.1 6.2

December

6.1 4.8 3.3
The warmest water temperature are in August with around 69.1°F / 20.6°C. The coldest in March with an average water temperature of 31.5°F / -0.3°C.

Traverse City weather forecast for the next 14 days

Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Nov 28.
Partly Cloudy
45 °F
7 °C
34 °F
1 °C
0 %
10.6 mph
17 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
68%
Nov 29.
Patchy rain nearby
45 °F
7 °C
34 °F
1 °C
83 %
18 mph
29 km/h
0 inch
0.5 mm
73%
Nov 30.
Blizzard
27 °F
-3 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
71 %
20.5 mph
33 km/h
0.2 inch
6 mm
89%
Dec 01.
Light freezing rain
34 °F
1 °C
18 °F
-8 °C
71 %
8.7 mph
14 km/h
0 inch
0.3 mm
79%
Dec 02.
Partly Cloudy
39 °F
4 °C
28 °F
-2 °C
0 %
11.2 mph
18 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
86%
Dec 03.
Partly Cloudy
37 °F
3 °C
30 °F
-1 °C
0 %
5.6 mph
9 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
85%
Dec 04.
Partly Cloudy
41 °F
5 °C
27 °F
-3 °C
0 %
7.5 mph
12 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
82%
Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 05.
Overcast
37 °F
3 °C
30 °F
-1 °C
0 %
8.7 mph
14 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
83%
Dec 06.
Overcast
39 °F
4 °C
23 °F
-5 °C
0 %
14.9 mph
24 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
84%
Dec 07.
Blizzard
34 °F
1 °C
27 °F
-3 °C
87 %
21.7 mph
35 km/h
0.1 inch
2.5 mm
83%
Dec 08.
Patchy rain nearby
36 °F
2 °C
30 °F
-1 °C
83 %
11.2 mph
18 km/h
0 inch
0.4 mm
87%
Dec 09.
Light freezing rain
34 °F
1 °C
21 °F
-6 °C
82 %
10.6 mph
17 km/h
0 inch
0.2 mm
84%
Dec 10.
Blizzard
34 °F
1 °C
28 °F
-2 °C
81 %
21.7 mph
35 km/h
0.1 inch
1.5 mm
79%
Dec 11.
Heavy snow
28 °F
-2 °C
21 °F
-6 °C
69 %
8.1 mph
13 km/h
0.1 inch
2.4 mm
89%

Traverse City weather by month

Max.

Temperature

(°F)

ø.

Temperature

(°F)

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(inch)

Rainy Days

(day)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

31.6 21.6 11.1 2.3 7.7 77.6%

February

30.2 19.9 10.9 1.4 1.3 77.1%

March

43.5 28.4 11.7 0.5 0.6 74.1%

April

55.2 40.3 27.9 0 1.2 69.2%

May

70.7 52.9 41.2 0.5 0 69%

June

76.8 63.5 50.9 0.3 0 71.5%

July

79.7 70.3 59.9 0.3 0.6 70.5%

August

79 69.8 62.8 0.5 0 72%

September

77.4 63.9 51.1 0.3 0.7 72.4%

October

63.3 51.1 40.1 1.5 0 73.8%

November

50 40.1 32 1.1 3.4 75.2%

December

36.9 29.7 24.4 2.3 12.8 78%
Max.

Temperature

(°C)

ø.

Temperature

(°C)

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(days)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

-0.2 -5.8 -11.6 59.4 7.7 77.6%

February

-1 -6.7 -11.7 36.8 1.3 77.1%

March

6.4 -2 -11.3 12.4 0.6 74.1%

April

12.9 4.6 -2.3 0 1.2 69.2%

May

21.5 11.6 5.1 12 0 69%

June

24.9 17.5 10.5 7.6 0 71.5%

July

26.5 21.3 15.5 8.3 0.6 70.5%

August

26.1 21 17.1 11.7 0 72%

September

25.2 17.7 10.6 7.2 0.7 72.4%

October

17.4 10.6 4.5 37.2 0 73.8%

November

10 4.5 0 26.8 3.4 75.2%

December

2.7 -1.3 -4.2 59.1 12.8 78%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 70.3°F / 21.3°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. February is the coolest with 19.9°F / -6.7°C average temperature. April is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and January with the maximum precipitation in a year with 2.3in / 59.4mm.

Activities & POI in Traverse City

Type of Activity List
Beach West End Beach, Clinch Park Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Duncan L Clinch Yacht Harbor, Elmwood Township Marina, CenterPointe Marina, Harbor West Yacht Club
Golf Course Traverse City Golf and Country Club, Elmbrook, Bay Meadows Golf Course, The Crown Golf Club
Caravan Site Northwestern Michigan Fairgrounds Campground, Holiday Park Campground
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