Edina, Minnesota 

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Climate in Edina, Minnesota

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

Edina averages 54 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 196 sunny days per year in Edina. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Edina 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 32 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 54 inches of snow a year


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

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Summer   /   Winter
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Edina, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Edina, MinnesotaUnited States
  31.7 in.38.1 in.
  53.5 in.27.8 in.
  115.5 days106.2 days
  196 days205 days
  922 ft.2443 ft.


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 Edina with an average high temperature of 83.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. In Edina, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Edina are June, August and July.

In Edina, there are 9.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Minnesota.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Edina with an average of 6.9°. This is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.

In Edina, there are 149.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.

In Edina, there are 22.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.

The humidity is usually comfortable in Edina 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.

June is the wettest month in Edina with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 31.7 inches in Edina means that it is wetter than most places in Minnesota.

June is the rainiest month in Edina with 12.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.0 rainy days. There are 115.5 rainy days annually in Edina, which is one of the rainiest places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 53.5 inches in Edina means that it is one of the snowiest places in Minnesota. December is the snowiest month in Edina with 12.7 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Edina    6 Reviews
    10,000 Lakes are Calling - 12/29/2009
    Born and raised in Minnesota, moved to GA 2.5 years ago. Georgia is a wonderful place, but I miss Minnesota, family and friends so very much. Moving back,as soon as our... Read More

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    Edina,MN - 5/5/2009
    I love this place, but it is unbelievably expensive...it is clost to downtown Mpls and st.paul. great neighbourhood and nice... Read More

    Little Switzerland - 12/30/2007
    This city works. It snows and before you know it, the road is cleared and salted. The school district is top rated. Lots and lots of parks. Kids are active in... Read More

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