Average Weather in September in Belding Michigan, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 76°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 54°F or exceeding 84°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 57°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 36°F or exceeding 67°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Belding typically range from 61°F to 81°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 17°F to 29°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in September
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on September. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in September
The month of September in Belding experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 34% to 39%.
The clearest day of the month is September 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 66% of the time.
For reference, on January 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 68%, while on August 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover Categories in September
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Belding, the chance of a wet day over the course of September is essentially constant, remaining around 32% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on June 13, and its lowest chance is 16% on February 4.
Probability of Precipitation in September
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during September in Belding is essentially constant, remaining about 3.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 5.5 inches or falling below 1.2 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 3.1 inches on September 15.
Average Monthly Rainfall in September
Over the course of September in Belding, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 24 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 53 seconds, and weekly decrease of 20 minutes, 13 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is September 30, with 11 hours, 47 minutes of daylight and the longest day is September 1, with 13 hours, 10 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in September
The earliest sunrise of the month in Belding is 7:05 AM on September 1 and the latest sunrise is 32 minutes later at 7:37 AM on September 30.
The latest sunset is 8:15 PM on September 1 and the earliest sunset is 52 minutes earlier at 7:23 PM on September 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Belding during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during September, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:01 AM and sets 15 hours, 23 minutes later, at 9:24 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:09 AM and sets 8 hours, 60 minutes later, at 5:08 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in September
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Belding is rapidly decreasing during September, falling from 21% to 3% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 28, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 34% of the time, while on November 16, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in September
The average hourly wind speed in Belding is increasing during September, increasing from 8.3 miles per hour to 9.7 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 12, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.3 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in September
Wind Direction in September
Belding is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Belding is decreasing during September, falling by 7°F, from 69°F to 62°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in September
The growing season in Belding typically lasts for 5.3 months (163 days), from around May 1 to around October 10, rarely starting before April 13 or after May 20, and rarely ending before September 24 or after October 27.
The month of September in Belding is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly decreasing from 100% to 78% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in September
The average accumulated growing degree days in Belding are increasing during September, increasing by 346°F, from 2,160°F to 2,506°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in September
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Belding is decreasing during September, falling by 1.4 kWh, from 5.5 kWh to 4.1 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in September
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Belding are 43.098 deg latitude, -85.229 deg longitude, and 820 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Belding contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 121 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 805 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (312 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (787 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Belding is covered by trees (55%), artificial surfaces (30%), and cropland (14%), within 10 miles by cropland (59%) and trees (32%), and within 50 miles by cropland (61%) and trees (28%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Belding year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Belding.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Belding according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Belding is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Belding and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (34%, 34 kilometers, southwest); Gratiot Community Airport (19%, 50 kilometers, northeast); Lansing, Capital City Airport (13%, 64 kilometers, southeast); Fitch H Beach Airport (12%, 68 kilometers, southeast); Roben-Hood Airport (11%, 72 kilometers, north); and Fremont Municipal Airport (11%, 73 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .