September weather and records

Posted at 6:30 PM, Sep 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-01 18:30:36-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — It’s a brand new month, so here’s a look at some of the normal weather we have in September, some records that exist, and how much daylight is lost.

TEMPERATURES: Normal highs this month drop from 78 degrees on the 1st to 67 on the 30th. Normal lows fall from 58 to 47. The record high for September is 98, set on the 2nd in 1913. The record low is 27, set on the 28th in 1991.

RAINFALL: There is normally 4.28″ of rain this month. There has been as much as 11.85″ in 1986, but there was none in 1979.

LENGTH OF DAYLIGHT: Here is a look at the sunrise, sunset, and length of daylight during September:

  • 1st:  Sunrise 7:07am,  sunset 8:17pm,  length of daylight 13 hours and 10 minutes
  • 30th:  Sunrise 7:39am,  sunset 7:26pm,  length of daylight 11 hours and 47 minutes.

This results in a loss of one hour and 23 minutes of daylight.

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