The best times to visit Bad Axe for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 7th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Bad Axe Travel Info

Weather in Bad Axe

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bad Axe vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 31st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bad Axe, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 79.8°F (26.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.4°F (17.4°C) at night.

Bad Axe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bad Axe Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

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Bad Axe Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bad Axe Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 30.5 24.4 18.7
Feb 29.2 22.7 16.1
Mar 40.2 32.4 25.6
Apr 52.3 43.1 36
May 64.7 54.3 46.3
Jun 72.6 63.1 55.8
Jul 78.3 69.6 61.9
Aug 77.2 69 62
Sep 71.5 63 55.6
Oct 60.1 52.4 45.8
Nov 47.1 40.5 34.1
Dec 35.9 30.6 25.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.8 -4.2 -7.4
Feb -1.6 -5.2 -8.8
Mar 4.6 0.2 -3.6
Apr 11.3 6.2 2.2
May 18.2 12.4 7.9
Jun 22.6 17.3 13.2
Jul 25.7 20.9 16.6
Aug 25.1 20.6 16.7
Sep 21.9 17.2 13.1
Oct 15.6 11.3 7.7
Nov 8.4 4.7 1.2
Dec 2.2 -0.8 -3.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bad Axe are March, February, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Bad Axe? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bad Axe.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bad Axe (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 0 1.8
Feb 15% 0 1.5
Mar 13% 0 1.4
Apr 24% 0 3.8
May 23% 0 2.9
Jun 26% 0 3.8
Jul 21% 0 2.9
Aug 17% 0 2.7
Sep 20% 0 3.2
Oct 29% 0 4.1
Nov 20% 0 2.1
Dec 23% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 4.6
Feb 15 0 3.8
Mar 13 0 3.6
Apr 24 0 9.7
May 23 0 7.4
Jun 26 0 9.7
Jul 21 0 7.4
Aug 17 0 6.9
Sep 20 0 8.1
Oct 29 0 10.4
Nov 20 0 5.3
Dec 23 0 5.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Bad Axe has some humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (60.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (68%).

Wind in Bad Axe is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by February and December. April’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 15.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bad Axe.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Apr 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 6 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.3 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.1 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Oct 6.9 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Nov 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Dec 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.6%
Feb 62%
Mar 61%
Apr 60.6%
May 62%
Jun 68%
Jul 66.3%
Aug 67.3%
Sep 66.6%
Oct 63.1%
Nov 61.9%
Dec 67.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bad Axe?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bad Axe, MI, US is July, followed by August and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bad Axe in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.6 in December means 41.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Bad Axe Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.6°F (22°C) and 29.8°F (-1.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bad Axe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 74.6°F (23.7°C) and 40.5°F (4.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Bad Axe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 36.6°F (2.6°C) and 27.7°F (-2.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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