Pipestone, MN has a humid continental climate with cold winters and hot summers. The average temperature in the winter months is around 20°F while in the summer it can reach up to 86°F. Precipitation is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, with an annual average of about 28 inches (71 cm). Snowfall is common during the winter months, and on average there are over 50 inches (127 cm) of snowfall per year. The town is also prone to severe weather such as thunderstorms, blizzards, floods and tornadoes.
Pipestone, Minnesota gets 28 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Pipestone averages 40 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Pipestone. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Pipestone gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 86 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 4
Rain: averages 28 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 40 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Pipestone is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.
9.2 / 4.1
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Pipestone, while January and December are the least comfortable months.