Average Weather in Wyandotte Michigan, United States
In Wyandotte, the summers are warm, the winters are freezing and windy, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 20°F to 82°F and is rarely below 5°F or above 90°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Wyandotte for warm-weather activities is from mid June to mid September.
The warm season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 27 to September 18, with an average daily high temperature above 72°F. The hottest day of the year is July 19, with an average high of 82°F and low of 66°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.3 months, from December 2 to March 10, with an average daily high temperature below 42°F. The coldest day of the year is January 29, with an average low of 20°F and high of 31°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
Average Hourly Temperature
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In Wyandotte, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Wyandotte begins around June 2 and lasts for 5.0 months, ending around November 4. On August 10, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 68% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 32% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around November 4 and lasts for 7.0 months, ending around June 2. On January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 63% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 37% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Wyandotte varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 6.4 months, from March 28 to October 8, with a greater than 26% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 36% on June 13.
The drier season lasts 5.6 months, from October 8 to March 28. The smallest chance of a wet day is 16% on February 2.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 36% on June 13.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Wyandotte experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in Wyandotte. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 3, with an average total accumulation of 2.8 inches.
The least rain falls around January 29, with an average total accumulation of 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Wyandotte experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.
The snowy period of the year lasts for 4.4 months, from November 24 to April 7, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around February 14, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.5 inches.
The snowless period of the year lasts for 7.6 months, from April 7 to November 24. The least snow falls around August 2, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall
The length of the day in Wyandotte varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 6 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 16 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:55 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 13 minutes later at 8:08 AM on November 3. The earliest sunset is at 5:00 PM on December 8, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 13 minutes later at 9:13 PM on June 27.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Wyandotte during 2018, starting in the spring on March 11, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 4.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
Wyandotte experiences significant seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 3.7 months, from May 31 to September 22, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 10% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is August 1, with muggy conditions 41% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is December 3, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in Wyandotte experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 7.0 months, from October 5 to May 6, with average wind speeds of more than 10.9 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is January 12, with an average hourly wind speed of 13.7 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 5.0 months, from May 6 to October 5. The calmest day of the year is August 4, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Wyandotte varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the south for 1.1 months, from August 18 to September 21, with a peak percentage of 31% on September 14. The wind is most often from the west for 11 months, from September 21 to August 18, with a peak percentage of 47% on January 1.
Wyandotte 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 water temperature experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The time of year with warmer water lasts for 3.1 months, from June 21 to September 24, with an average temperature above 66°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 4, with an average temperature of 75°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.3 months, from December 7 to April 16, with an average temperature below 42°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 13, with an average temperature of 33°F.
Average Water Temperature
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Wyandotte throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Wyandotte for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to mid September, with a peak score in the third week of August.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Wyandotte for hot-weather activities is from early July to late August, with a peak score in the third week of July.
The growing season in Wyandotte typically lasts for 6.6 months (202 days), from around April 14 to around November 2, rarely starting before March 29 or after May 1, and rarely ending before October 15 or after November 21.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Wyandotte should appear around April 21, only rarely appearing before April 8 or after May 3.
Growing Degree Days
The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from May 2 to August 22, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.9 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 1, with an average of 7.0 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.3 months, from November 3 to February 12, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.6 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 20, with an average of 1.5 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Wyandotte are 42.214 deg latitude, -83.150 deg longitude, and 577 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Wyandotte is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 43 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 574 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (184 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (797 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Wyandotte is covered by artificial surfaces (66%) and water (24%), within 10 miles by artificial surfaces (62%) and grassland (11%), and within 50 miles by cropland (31%) and water (28%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Wyandotte, 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Wyandotte.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Wyandotte and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Grosse Ile Municipal Airport (41%, 13 kilometers, south); Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (32%, 15 kilometers, west); and Windsor Airport (26%, 17 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .