Apple Valley, Minnesota 

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Climate in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Apple Valley, Minnesota gets 32 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Apple Valley averages 45 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 197 sunny days per year in Apple Valley. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Apple Valley gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 6
Rain: averages 32 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 45 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Apple Valley is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

6.6 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Apple Valley, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Apple Valley, MinnesotaUnited States
  32.4 in.38.1 in.
  45.2 in.27.8 in.
  105.4 days106.2 days
  197 days205 days
  82.4°85.8°
  6.2°21.7°
  6.67
  3.14.3
  955 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 Apple Valley with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. In Apple Valley, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Apple Valley are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Apple Valley with an average of 6.2°. This is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


In Apple Valley, there are 7.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.


In Apple Valley, there are 152.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


In Apple Valley, there are 26.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Minnesota.


August is the wettest month in Apple Valley with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 41% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 32.4 inches in Apple Valley means that it is wetter than most places in Minnesota.


June is the rainiest month in Apple Valley with 11.4 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.6 rainy days. There are 105.4 rainy days annually in Apple Valley, which is rainier than most places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 45.2 inches in Apple Valley means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Apple Valley with 10.4 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Apple Valley    5 Reviews
    I like Mn... - 10/5/2010
    Being ex military, I have traveled to a lot of States. If I had my way, Id live in San Diego, but I can't afford it. My second choice would be Mn. There are lots of... Read More

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    Apple Valley - 2/1/2009
    Apple Valley is a somewhat boring place to live. Most of the houses look the same. They are painted the same to conform to rules. Mostly chain stores but I prefer... Read More

    AV - 9/7/2008
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