Shaokatan, MN Climate


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Shaokatan, Minnesota has a temperate climate with hot, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. Average temperatures in the summer range from 75-85°F (24-29°C), while winter temperatures usually stay between 5-25°F (-15 to -4°C). Precipitation is abundant throughout the year, with an average of 36 inches (92 cm) annually. Snowfall typically arrives in late November and lasts through March with an average of 50 inches (127 cm). Generally, the spring and fall months are mild and pleasant.

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

Shaokatan averages 41 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 208 sunny days per year in Shaokatan. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Shaokatan gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 91 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 4
Rain: averages 27 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Shaokatan is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

9.3 Summer - 4 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Shaokatan, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateShaokatan, MinnesotaUnited States
  26.7 in.38.1 in.
  41.1 in.27.8 in.
  91.3 days106.2 days
  208 days205 days
  81.6°85.8°
  4.2°21.7°
  6.67
  3.54.3
  1763 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 Shaokatan with an average high temperature of 81.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Shaokatan, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Shaokatan are June, August and July.
In Shaokatan, there are 7.4 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 Shaokatan with an average of 4.2°. This is warmer than most places in Minnesota.
In Shaokatan, there are 167.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
In Shaokatan, there are 32.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
Humidity in Shaokatan 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 Shaokatan with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 6% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 26.7 inches in Shaokatan means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Shaokatan with 11.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.7 rainy days. There are 91.3 rainy days annually in Shaokatan, 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 41.1 inches in Shaokatan means that it is less snowy than most places in Minnesota. March is the snowiest month in Shaokatan with 7.9 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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