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Here is a look at some Memorial Day weather statistics for Sault Ste. Marie, with data going back to 1889. Memorial Day was originally observed each year on May 30th, until federal law moved the holiday to the last Monday of May beginning in 1971. As can be seen in the data below, there has been a wide spectrum of temperatures and rainfall on Memorial Day in Sault Ste. Marie, but highs have generally been in the 60s/70s and lows in the 40s.  It is also not uncommon for Sault Ste. Marie to see some rain on Memorial Day.

Sault Ste. Marie Memorial Day Climate Extremes (1889-2019):
Warmest High Temperature: 91 degrees (1919)
Coldest High Temperature: 41 degrees (1910)
Coldest Low Temperature: 29 degrees (1992)
Warmest Low Temperature: 60 degrees (1895)
Most Precipitation: 1.48 inches (1953)
Most Snowfall: Trace (1953, 1947, 1897)

Sault Ste. Marie Memorial Day Climate Averages (1889-2019):
Average High Temperature: 67 degrees
Average Low Temperature: 44 degrees
Average Precipitation: 0.09 inches

Below are graphs showing the frequency distribution of Memorial Day high/low temperatures and precipitation for Sault Ste. Marie. Click here for a full listing of Sault Ste. Marie's Memorial Day climate records.