Michigan’s All-Time Highest Temps By Month May Surprise You
From Ann Arbor to Marquette, Michigan has seen its fair share of high temps...even during the winter months.
Last week we told you about the 1936 North American heat wave and how it was one of the most severe heat waves in the modern history of North America. We also told you how in July of that same year, Michigan endured the hottest temperature ever recorded in the state. It reached a whopping 112 degrees in Mio. For people living in 1936 without air conditioners, it was pretty much hell on earth.
Talking about that record breaking heat wave got me wondering about other high temperature records throughout Michigan's history. What cities had the highest temps and what year were they observed?
After doing a little digging, I was shocked to find out just how warm some Michigan winters got. I wasn't alive in 1950 but if I had been, I would have experienced temps in the 70s in January...for real. It's true, in 1950 Ann Arbor hit 72 degrees.
I was obviously around in the 90s but for the life of me I don't remember the February heat wave that took place in 1999. Again, temps got into the 70s.
While it's been a really warm summer this year, I don't think we're going to see any record breaking temps. At least I hope we don't. The last thing we need is a repeat of 1936.
Below you'll see a list that we put together featuring the all-time highest temperatures by month in the state of Michigan.