Traverse City Water Temperature

Traverse City is a city close to Lake Michigan. Warm-summer humid continental climate would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 69.1°F / 20.6°C. The month with the lowest is March with an average water temperature of 31.5°F / -0.3°C. The avg. air 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 air temperature. April is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and January with the max. precipitation in a year with 2.3in / 59.4mm. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit this place.

Traverse City 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
Driest Month: April with 0in / 0mm
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 by month

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

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 hottest water temperature typically reached 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 today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 14
Overcast clouds
37 °F
31°F
3 °C
-1°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
10 %
95%
Jan. 15
Snow
36 °F
33°F
2 °C
1°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-northeast
0in (5mm)
95 %
95%
Jan. 16
Snow
33 °F
32°F
1 °C
-0°C
2mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (7mm)
95 %
97%
Jan. 17
Light snow
27 °F
24°F
-3 °C
-5°C
3mph (4km/h)
south
0in (1mm)
70 %
74%
Jan. 18
Broken clouds
29 °F
23°F
-1 °C
-5°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Jan. 19
Light snow
29 °F
25°F
-2 °C
-4°C
2mph (4km/h)
west
0in (4mm)
95 %
84%
Jan. 20
Light snow
31 °F
23°F
-0 °C
-5°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (2mm)
85 %
85%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 21
Mix snow/rain
33 °F
29°F
0 °C
-2°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
35 %
84%
Jan. 22
Light snow
23 °F
21°F
-5 °C
-6°C
3mph (5km/h)
northwest
0in (1mm)
80 %
81%
Jan. 23
Light snow
28 °F
19°F
-2 °C
-7°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-northwest
0in (1mm)
75 %
78%
Jan. 24
Light snow
19 °F
22°F
-7 °C
-6°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southwest
0in (1mm)
75 %
83%
Jan. 25
Light snow
22 °F
22°F
-5 °C
-5°C
3mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (3mm)
90 %
92%
Jan. 26
Light snow
31 °F
19°F
-0 °C
-8°C
6mph (9km/h)
north-northwest
0in (2mm)
90 %
85%
Jan. 27
Light snow
19 °F
15°F
-7 °C
-10°C
4mph (6km/h)
north-northwest
0in (1mm)
80 %
84%
Jan. 28
Light snow
22 °F
8°F
-5 °C
-13°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
45 %
83%
Jan. 29
Mix snow/rain
31 °F
22°F
-0 °C
-5°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southwest
0in (1mm)
55 %
88%

Traverse City weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

31.6 21.6 11.1 2.3 8 77.6%

February

30.2 19.9 10.9 1.4 1 77.1%

March

43.5 28.4 11.7 0.5 1 74.1%

April

55.2 40.3 27.9 0 1 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 1 70.5%

August

79 69.8 62.8 0.5 0 72%

September

77.4 63.9 51.1 0.3 1 72.4%

October

63.3 51.1 40.1 1.5 0 73.8%

November

50 40.1 32 1.1 3 75.2%

December

36.9 29.7 24.4 2.3 13 78%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

-0.2 -5.8 -11.6 59.4 8 77.6%

February

-1 -6.7 -11.7 36.8 1 77.1%

March

6.4 -2 -11.3 12.4 1 74.1%

April

12.9 4.6 -2.3 0 1 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 1 70.5%

August

26.1 21 17.1 11.7 0 72%

September

25.2 17.7 10.6 7.2 1 72.4%

October

17.4 10.6 4.5 37.2 0 73.8%

November

10 4.5 0 26.8 3 75.2%

December

2.7 -1.3 -4.2 59.1 13 78%
April is the most draught at 0in / 0mm and January the month with the most rain around 2.3in / 59.4mm. The avg. temperature is around 70.3°F / 21.3°C, July is the hottest month in a year. February is the coolest with 19.9°F / -6.7°C avg. temperature.

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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