Average Weather in July in Howard City Michigan, United States
The highest daily average high temperature is 82°F on July 19.
Daily low temperatures are around 59°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 69°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 60°F on July 20.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Howard City typically range from 60°F to 82°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 15°F to 28°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in July
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on July. 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 July
The month of July in Howard City experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 35% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is July 29, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 67% of the time.
For reference, on January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 69%, while on August 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover Categories in July
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Howard City, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is essentially constant, remaining around 30% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on September 24, and its lowest chance is 17% on February 9.
Probability of Precipitation in July
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Howard City is essentially constant, remaining about 2.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 4.5 inches or falling below 1.1 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 2.6 inches on July 13.
Average Monthly Rainfall in July
Over the course of July in Howard City, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 47 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 34 seconds, and weekly decrease of 10 minutes, 56 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is July 31, with 14 hours, 34 minutes of daylight and the longest day is July 1, with 15 hours, 21 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July
The earliest sunrise of the month in Howard City is 6:05 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 26 minutes later at 6:30 AM on July 31.
The latest sunset is 9:26 PM on July 1 and the earliest sunset is 21 minutes earlier at 9:04 PM on July 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Howard City during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during July, 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, 25 minutes later, at 9:26 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:11 AM and sets 8 hours, 57 minutes later, at 5:08 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Howard City is increasing during July, rising from 21% to 29% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during July is 29% on July 27.
For reference, on July 27, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 29% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in July
The average hourly wind speed in Howard City is gradually decreasing during July, decreasing from 8.5 miles per hour to 7.8 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 12.1 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 July
Wind Direction in July
Howard City 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 Howard City is rapidly increasing during July, rising by 9°F, from 62°F to 70°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in July
The growing season in Howard City typically lasts for 5.0 months (153 days), from around May 6 to around October 6, rarely starting before April 17 or after May 25, and rarely ending before September 20 or after October 23.
The month of July in Howard City is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in July
The average accumulated growing degree days in Howard City are rapidly increasing during July, increasing by 598°F, from 910°F to 1,508°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in July
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Howard City is gradually decreasing during July, falling by 0.6 kWh, from 7.1 kWh to 6.5 kWh, over the course of the month.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during July is 7.1 kWh on July 1.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Howard City are 43.396 deg latitude, -85.468 deg longitude, and 892 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Howard City is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 95 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 891 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (410 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (965 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Howard City is covered by trees (35%), artificial surfaces (31%), and cropland (29%), within 10 miles by cropland (52%) and trees (42%), and within 50 miles by cropland (47%) and trees (39%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Howard City 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Howard City.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Howard City 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 Howard City is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Howard City and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Roben-Hood Airport (32%, 36 kilometers, north); Fremont Municipal Airport (24%, 43 kilometers, west); Gerald R. Ford International Airport (16%, 57 kilometers, south); Gratiot Community Airport (14%, 64 kilometers, east); and Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport (13%, 64 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .