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Here is a look at some New Year's Day weather statistics for Houghton Lake, with data going back to 1919. As can be seen in the data below, there has been a wide spectrum of temperatures and precipitation on New Year's Day in Houghton Lake, but highs have generally been in the 20s/30s and lows in the teens. It is also fairly common for Houghton Lake to see some measurable snowfall on New Year's Day.

Houghton Lake New Year's Day Climate Extremes (1919-2021):
Warmest High Temperature: 48 degrees (2011)
Coldest High Temperature: 8 degrees (1999)
Coldest Low Temperature: -18 degrees (1968, 1947)
Warmest Low Temperature: 34 degrees (1950)
Most Precipitation: 0.62 inches (1985)
Most Snowfall: 6.4 inches (1985)
Greatest Snow Depth: 16 inches (2009)

Houghton Lake New Year's Day Climate Averages (1919-2021):
Average High Temperature: 28 degrees
Average Low Temperature: 13 degrees
Average Precipitation: 0.05 inches
Average Snowfall: 0.5 inches
Average Snow Depth: 6 inches

Below are graphs showing the frequency distribution of New Year's Day high/low temperatures, precipitation, and snowfall for Houghton Lake. Click here for a full listing of Houghton Lake's New Year's Day climate records.