July weather forecast
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

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The famous Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with the deepwater section passage for large water vessels
The famous Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with the deepwater section passage for large water vessels

Weather in July

Sault Ste. Marie reaches its peak summer period in July, and the city basks in clear, sunny days. With the highest temperature reaching 76.2°F (24.6°C) and an impressive UV index of 8, this month stands as the warmest of the year. The city is life-filled, with ongoing summer festivals and heightened outdoor recreational activities. Lakes and beaches become prime spots to cool off, making beaches vibrant and popular points of interest. July embodies the apex of summer’s heat and excitement in Sault Ste. Marie.

Temperature

July is the month when Sault Ste. Marie experiences its warmest temperatures, averaging a high of 76.3°F (24.6°C) and a low of 54.3°F (12.4°C).

Rainfall

In Sault Ste. Marie, in July, during 11.2 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sault Ste. Marie, there are 162.9 rainfall days, and 32.95" (837mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Sault Ste. Marie.

Ocean temperature

In July, the average ocean temperature in Sault Ste. Marie is 50°F (10°C).
Note: Swimming in 50°F (10°C) poses a severe threat. Even short exposure to 55.4°F (13°C) is chilling, and going below 50°F (10°C) can cause breathing irregularities and intense cold shock, based on one's stamina.

Daylight

The average length of the day in July in Sault Ste. Marie is 15h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:48 am and sunset at 9:33 pm. On the last day of July, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 9:09 pm EDT.

Sunshine

July has the most sunshine of the year in Sault Ste. Marie, with an average of 9.8h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 8, July is the month with the highest UV index in Sault Ste. Marie. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In July, a regular UV index of 8 translates into these guidelines:
Always stay safe. Unprotected skin and eyes can get damaged rapidly. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Sun's UV radiation is at its peak. Limit your exposure to direct sunlight during these hours. It's wise to wear UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses when the sun shines brightly.
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Frequently asked questions

What month is the hottest in Sault Ste. Marie?

Sault Ste. Marie reaches its average highest temperatures in July, measuring 76.3°F (24.6°C) at the peak and 54.3°F (12.4°C) at the lowest.

What is the temperature in July in Sault Ste. Marie?

The high-temperature, in July, in Sault Ste. Marie, records 76.3°F (24.6°C), while the low-temperature is 54.3°F (12.4°C).

How many days does it rain in July in Sault Ste. Marie?

In July, the rain falls for 11.2 days. Throughout July, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Sault Ste. Marie?

June through September are months without snowfall.

What is the water temperature in July in Sault Ste. Marie?

In Sault Ste. Marie, in July, the average water temperature is 50°F (10°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Sault Ste. Marie have in July?

In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the average day length in July is 15h and 23min.

When are sunrise and sunset in July in Sault Ste. Marie?

On the first day of July in Sault Ste. Marie, sunrise is at 5:48 am and sunset at 9:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 9:09 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Sault Ste. Marie?

The month with the most sunshine in Sault Ste. Marie is July, with an average of 9.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in July in Sault Ste. Marie?

In Sault Ste. Marie, the average sunshine duration in July is 9.8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Sault Ste. Marie?

The month with the highest UV index in Sault Ste. Marie is July, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

What is the UV index intensity in July in Sault Ste. Marie?

In July, the average daily maximum UV index in Sault Ste. Marie is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in July
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average temperature in July - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average high temperature in July: 76.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23°F).

  • Average low temperature in July: 54.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (54.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.6°F).

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Average rainfall in July
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average rainfall in July - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average rainfall in July: 2.9"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are September and October (3.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in July
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average rainfall days in July - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average rainfall days in July: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (18.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April and August (10.9 days).

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Average snowfall in July
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average snowfall in July - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average snowfall in July: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (33.5").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in July
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average snowfall days in July - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average snowfall days in July: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in July
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average sea temperature in July - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average sea temperature in July: 50°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (59°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (36°F).

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Average daylight in July /
Average sunshine in July
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average daylight in July: 15h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in July: 9h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average UV index in July
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average UV index in July - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average UV index in July: 8

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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