Park Rapids, Minnesota 

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Climate in Park Rapids, Minnesota

Park Rapids, Minnesota gets 27 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Park Rapids averages 45 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 Park Rapids. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Park Rapids gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is -3
Rain: averages 27 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 45 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Park Rapids is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

6.2 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Park Rapids, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Park Rapids, MinnesotaUnited States
  27.2 in.38.1 in.
  44.7 in.27.8 in.
  105.9 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  78.9°85.8°
  -3.1°21.7°
  6.27
  34.3
  1440 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 Park Rapids with an average high temperature of 78.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Park Rapids, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Park Rapids are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Park Rapids with an average of -3.1°. This is colder than most places in Minnesota.


In Park Rapids, there are 3.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Minnesota.


In Park Rapids, there are 187.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Minnesota.


In Park Rapids, there are 49.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.


June is the wettest month in Park Rapids with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 43% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 27.2 inches in Park Rapids means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.


June is the rainiest month in Park Rapids with 12.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 105.9 rainy days annually in Park Rapids, which is rainier 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 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 44.7 inches in Park Rapids means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Park Rapids with 10.7 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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