Bangor, MN Climate


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Bangor, MN has a humid continental climate with cold winters and warm summers. Average winter temperatures range from a low of -8°F to a high of 28°F, while average summer temperatures range from a low of 53°F to a high of 86°F. The region experiences an average of 33 inches of precipitation each year, with the majority occurring during the summer months. Winters in Bangor are characterized by snowfall and colder temperatures, while summers tend to remain mild with occasional hot temperatures.

Bangor, Minnesota gets 29 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Bangor averages 44 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in Bangor. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bangor gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 90 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 2
Rain: averages 29 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 44 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

9.2 Summer - 3.8 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Bangor, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateBangor, MinnesotaUnited States
  28.6 in.38.1 in.
  43.7 in.27.8 in.
  90.3 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  82.6°85.8°
  1.7°21.7°
  6.67
  2.94.3
  1339 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 Bangor with an average high temperature of 82.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. In Bangor, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bangor are June, August and July.
In Bangor, there are 8.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Minnesota.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bangor with an average of 1.7°. This is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
In Bangor, there are 170.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Bangor, there are 37.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
Humidity in Bangor is generally low and comfortable. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
June is the wettest month in Bangor with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 28.6 inches in Bangor means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Bangor with 11.2 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.5 rainy days. There are 90.3 rainy days annually in Bangor, which is less rainy than most places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 43.7 inches in Bangor means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Bangor with 9.1 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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