Bigfork township, MN Climate


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Bigfork township, MN has a mild climate with warm summers and cold winters. During the summer months, temperatures average in the low to mid-70s while winter temperatures can dip as low as the single digits. The area is blessed with moderate humidity levels throughout the year, making it comfortable for those who don't like extreme climates. Precipitation levels are moderate, mostly in the form of snow during winter and rain during spring and fall. Despite its northern location, Bigfork Township is not prone to severe weather often found in other parts of Minnesota.

Bigfork township, Minnesota gets 28 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Bigfork township averages 49 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 178 sunny days per year in Bigfork township. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bigfork township gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 116 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 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is -5
Rain: averages 28 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 49 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Bigfork township is 6.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Minnesota.

9.1 Summer - 3.1 Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Bigfork township, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateBigfork township, MinnesotaUnited States
  28.3 in.38.1 in.
  48.6 in.27.8 in.
  116.0 days106.2 days
  178 days205 days
  77.4°85.8°
  -4.8°21.7°
  6.17
  3.14.3
  1328 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 Bigfork township with an average high temperature of 77.4°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Minnesota. In Bigfork township, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bigfork township are July, August and June.
In Bigfork township, there are 1.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Minnesota.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bigfork township with an average of -4.8°. This is one of the coldest places in Minnesota.
In Bigfork township, there are 186.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Minnesota.
In Bigfork township, there are 51.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
Humidity in Bigfork township is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
July is the wettest month in Bigfork township with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 43% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 28.3 inches in Bigfork township means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Bigfork township with 12.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.0 rainy days. There are 116.0 rainy days annually in Bigfork township, which is one of the rainiest places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 48.6 inches in Bigfork township means that it is snowier than most places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Bigfork township with 10.9 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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