Aitkin, Minnesota 

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Climate in Aitkin, Minnesota

Aitkin, Minnesota gets 27 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Aitkin averages 39 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 188 sunny days per year in Aitkin. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Aitkin gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 97 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 0
Rain: averages 27 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 39 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Aitkin is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

6.4 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Aitkin, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Aitkin, MinnesotaUnited States
  27.1 in.38.1 in.
  39.1 in.27.8 in.
  97.4 days106.2 days
  188 days205 days
  79.6°85.8°
  -0.2°21.7°
  6.47
  3.24.3
  1211 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Aitkin with an average high temperature of 79.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Aitkin, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Aitkin are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Aitkin with an average of -0.2°. This is colder than most places in Minnesota.


In Aitkin, there are 3.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Minnesota.


In Aitkin, there are 179.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.


In Aitkin, there are 43.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.


June is the wettest month in Aitkin with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 43% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 27.1 inches in Aitkin means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.


June is the rainiest month in Aitkin with 11.8 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 97.4 rainy days annually in Aitkin, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 39.1 inches in Aitkin means that it is one of the least snowy places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Aitkin with 8.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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