Pierz township, MN Climate


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Pierz Township, located in central Minnesota, experiences a continental climate with cold winters and warm summers. During the winter months, temperatures average between 20°F to 30°F and during the summer months they typically range from 70°F to 80°F. Precipitation is prevalent year-round, with more occurring during the spring and summer seasons. The area experiences an average of 34 inches of rain per year and 39 inches of snowfall per season. The yearly climate in Pierz Township is generally mild throughout the year, making it an ideal place for outdoor activities!

Pierz township, Minnesota gets 28 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Pierz township averages 47 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in Pierz township. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pierz township gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 87 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is -1
Rain: averages 28 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

9.2 Summer - 3.8 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Pierz township, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimatePierz township, MinnesotaUnited States
  28.1 in.38.1 in.
  47.4 in.27.8 in.
  87.1 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  82.3°85.8°
  -0.5°21.7°
  6.57
  3.34.3
  1212 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 Pierz township with an average high temperature of 82.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Minnesota. In Pierz township, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pierz township are June, August and July.
In Pierz township, there are 7.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pierz township with an average of -0.5°. This is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Pierz township, there are 177.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Pierz township, there are 40.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
Humidity in Pierz township is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
June is the wettest month in Pierz township with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 41% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 28.1 inches in Pierz township means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Pierz township with 10.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.4 rainy days. There are 87.1 rainy days annually in Pierz township, 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 16% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 47.4 inches in Pierz township means that it is snowier than most places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Pierz township with 9.7 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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