Average Snowfall for Michigan in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities and other locations around Michigan. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: The Thumb & Southeast Michigan, West & Mid-Michigan, Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula.

The Thumb & Southeast Michigan

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.5 Adrian 9.0 22.9
15.2 Ann Arbor 18.3 46.5
6.7 Dearborn 11.7 29.7
10.7 Detroit 14.0 35.6
13.3 Flint 15.1 38.4
10.0 Harbor Beach 15.4 39.1
7.4 Port Huron 11.1 28.2
7.5 Saginaw 11.4 29.0

West & Mid-Michigan

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
12.8 Battle Creek 18.1 46.0
10.2 Benton Harbor 29.5 74.9
14.9 Grand Rapids 22.6 57.4
11.9 Lansing 14.3 36.3
14.4 Muskegon 29.1 73.9
11.1 Niles 22.6 57.4

Northern Michigan

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
15.1 Alpena 19.3 49.0
12.3 Cheboygan 24.2 61.5
9.0 East Tawas 14.3 36.3
14.2 Frankfort 27.2 69.1
16.7 Gaylord 37.4 95.0
9.5 Harrisville 14.4 36.6
14.5 Houghton Lake 17.7 45.0
14.4 Petoskey 39.3 99.8
17.9 Traverse City  32.3 82.0

Upper Peninsula

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
11.1 De Tour Village 20.2 51.3
5.5 Escanaba 13.7 34.8
9.8 Iron Mountain 14.7 37.3
18.4 Ironwood 43.1 109.5
17.7 Marquette 25.1 63.8
21.4 Munising 46.0 116.8
19.6 Sault Ste Marie 30.3 77.0
18.0 Tahquamenon Falls Park 46.1 117.1
19.2 Whitefish Point 38.8 98.6
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Michigan Snowfall
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