Memorial Day climatology for Alpena area

The current Memorial Day holiday weekend forecast for the Alpena area is calling for lots of sunshine with slightly above average temperatures.

According to a climatology report from the National Weather Service, there has been a wide spectrum of temperatures and rainfall on Memorial Day in Alpena, but highs have generally been in the 60s and lows in the 40s.

The warmest Memorial Day on record was 94 degrees in 1937. The coldest, 49 degrees, occurred in 1949.

The average temperature on Memorial Day, from 1917-2022 is 72 degrees. According to the current forecast, the mercury may reach into the high 70’s by Monday.

While no rain is in the forecast, the most precipitation recorded in the Alpena area on Memorial Day is 1.61” in 1973.