Leaf Mountain, MN Climate


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Leaf Mountain, MN has a moderate climate with warm summers and cool winters. Average temperatures range from the low 40s during the winter to around 80 degrees in the summer. Rainfall is distributed throughout the year with occasional snowfall in the winter months. The average annual precipitation is just over 33 inches, making it one of Minnesota's drier regions. Winters tend to be cold and dry while summers are usually humid and mild. Leaf Mountain also experiences several thunderstorms throughout the summer months as well as some light snowfalls during early spring and late fall.

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

Leaf Mountain averages 47 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 197 sunny days per year in Leaf Mountain. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Leaf Mountain gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 93 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is -1
Rain: averages 26 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Leaf Mountain is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

9.3 Summer - 3.5 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Leaf Mountain, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateLeaf Mountain, MinnesotaUnited States
  26.4 in.38.1 in.
  46.6 in.27.8 in.
  93.4 days106.2 days
  197 days205 days
  80.4°85.8°
  -1.4°21.7°
  6.47
  2.94.3
  1429 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 Leaf Mountain with an average high temperature of 80.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Leaf Mountain, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Leaf Mountain are August, July and June.
In Leaf Mountain, there are 4.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Minnesota.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Leaf Mountain with an average of -1.4°. This is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Leaf Mountain, there are 176.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Leaf Mountain, there are 42.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
Humidity in Leaf Mountain is generally low and comfortable. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
June is the wettest month in Leaf Mountain with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 26.4 inches in Leaf Mountain means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Leaf Mountain with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.9 rainy days. There are 93.4 rainy days annually in Leaf Mountain, which is less rainy than most places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 46.6 inches in Leaf Mountain means that it is snowier than most places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Leaf Mountain with 10.6 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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