South Bend and Mishawaka are located along the St. Joseph River and approximately 30-35 miles from Lake Michigan, which heavily influences local weather patterns. St. Joseph County’s highest point is approximately 930 feet to the southwest of South Bend, near Lakeville.
Climate & Weather
The Bend’s location in the Midwest results in having all four distinct seasons. Each has its own character and varying temperatures. Take a look at the graphic below for an idea of what you can expect during your visit timeframe.