Eden Prairie, Minnesota 

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Climate in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eden Prairie, Minnesota gets 31 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Eden Prairie averages 51 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 192 sunny days per year in Eden Prairie. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Eden Prairie gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 6
Rain: averages 31 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 51 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Eden Prairie, MinnesotaUnited States
  31.3 in.38.1 in.
  51.3 in.27.8 in.
  109.2 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  83.1°85.8°
  6.2°21.7°
  6.67
  3.14.3
  886 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 Eden Prairie with an average high temperature of 83.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. In Eden Prairie, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Eden Prairie are June, August and July.


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


In Eden Prairie, there are 9.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Minnesota.


In Eden Prairie, there are 152.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


In Eden Prairie, there are 25.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


August is the wettest month in Eden Prairie with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 31.3 inches in Eden Prairie means that it is wetter than most places in Minnesota.


June is the rainiest month in Eden Prairie with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 109.2 rainy days annually in Eden Prairie, 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 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 51.3 inches in Eden Prairie means that it is snowier than most places in Minnesota. December is the snowiest month in Eden Prairie with 11.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Eden Prairie    8 Reviews
    Tech Hub - 10/3/2017
    I have lived in Minnesota for 33 years and have worked in Eden Prairie for 10 years as a software developer. The Minnesota metro is known for its high number of fortune... Read More

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    I love it here! - 12/29/2015
    Eden Prairie (EP) is a great place to live. Lots of shopping, plenty of restaurants, small businesses, large employers, low unemployment rate, only about 15 minutes to... Read More

    Love Winter? You'll love it here. - 5/4/2014
    Winter starts in September and doesn't end until May. There is lots of snow, and from December - early April, white snow against gray skies will be the prevalent color,... Read More


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