Traverse City
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

September weather forecast and climate
Traverse City, MI

A far-out view of the scenic Traverse City, Michigan with the river, from up a hill among stunning golden - brown colorful trees seen in the fall
A far-out view of the scenic Traverse City, Michigan with the river, from up a hill among stunning golden - brown colorful trees seen in the fall
The first month of the autumn, September, is also an agreeable month in Traverse City, Michigan, with average temperature varying between 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Temperature

In Traverse City, the average high-temperature in September slightly decreases, from a warm 78.4°F (25.8°C) in August, to an agreeable 70.5°F (21.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Traverse City, is 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Traverse City is September when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 3.6" (91.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Traverse City, in September, it doesn't snow. In October, it regularly snows. Throughout the year, in Traverse City, 74.3" (1887.2mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Traverse City, in September, the average water temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C). For most, swimming in 65.8°F (18.8°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In September, the average length of the day in Traverse City is 12.5h.

Sunshine

In Traverse City, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In September, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In September, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in September in Traverse City?

The average high-temperature, in September, in Traverse City, is 70.5°F (21.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 50.4°F (10.2°C).

How many days does it rain in September in Traverse City?

In Traverse City, during September, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.6" (91.2mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Traverse City?

The month with the most rainfall in Traverse City is September when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 3.6" (91.2mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Traverse City in September?

In Traverse City, in September, it doesn't snow. In October, it regularly snows.

What is the ocean temperature in September in Traverse City?

In Traverse City, Michigan, in September, the average water temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C). Swimming in 65.8°F (18.8°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in September in Traverse City?

In Traverse City, Michigan, the average length of the day in September is 12.5h.

How long on average sun shines in September in Traverse City?

The average sunshine in September in Traverse City, Michigan, is 6h.

How high is the UV index in September in Traverse City?

In Traverse City, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in September - Traverse City, MI
  • Average high temperature in September: 70.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in September: 50.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15.7°F).

Average rainfall in September - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall in September: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.5").

Average rainfall days in September - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall days in September: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in September - Traverse City, MI
  • Average snowfall in September: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (23.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in September - Traverse City, MI
  • Average snowfall days in September: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in September - Traverse City, MI
  • Average sea temperature in September: 65.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (35.4°F).

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Traverse City, MI
  • Average daylight in September: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in September: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in September - Traverse City, MI
  • Average UV index in September: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).