Darnen, MN Climate


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United States / Minnesota / No Metro Area / Stevens County / Darnen / Zip Codes
Darnen, MN has a continental climate with cold and snowy winters and warm summers. The average annual temperature is around 42°F (5°C) and the yearly precipitation is about 28 inches (71 cm). In the winter, temperatures can drop below 0°F (-18°C) while in the summer they can reach highs of 75°F (24°C). Snowfall averages around 70 inches (177 cm) annually. Winters are long and cold with plenty of snowfall while summers tend to be hot and humid.

Darnen, Minnesota gets 26 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Darnen. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Darnen gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 99 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 2
Rain: averages 26 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 44 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Darnen is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.

9.3 Summer - 3.6 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Darnen, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateDarnen, MinnesotaUnited States
  25.9 in.38.1 in.
  43.8 in.27.8 in.
  98.8 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  81.7°85.8°
  1.5°21.7°
  6.57
  3.14.3
  1104 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 Darnen with an average high temperature of 81.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Darnen, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Darnen are June, August and July.
In Darnen, there are 8.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Darnen with an average of 1.5°. This is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
In Darnen, there are 168.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
In Darnen, there are 38.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
The humidity is usually comfortable in Darnen but some summer days can be muggy. July is the most humid month, though it is still relatively mild compared to many other places. The most humid months are July, August and June.
July is the wettest month in Darnen with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.7 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 25.9 inches in Darnen means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Darnen with 11.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 98.8 rainy days annually in Darnen, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 43.8 inches in Darnen means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Darnen with 9.6 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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