Lake Elmo, MN has a humid continental climate, meaning it experiences four distinct seasons with hot and humid summers and cold winters. In the summertime, temperatures typically reach into the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (21-29°C), while in the winter months they can dip to the teens and single digits (below 0°C). The area receives an average of 33 inches of rain annually, with most of that rainfall coming from April through September. Snowfall is common in the winter months, with yearly totals averaging around 45 inches.
Lake Elmo, Minnesota gets 33 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Lake Elmo averages 50 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 Lake Elmo. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Lake Elmo gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 6
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 50 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lake Elmo is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.
9.2 / 3.8
Summer / Winter
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Lake Elmo, while January and December are the least comfortable months.