Slayton township, MN Climate


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Slayton Township, MN has a humid continental climate. This means that it experiences hot summers, cold winters, and plenty of precipitation throughout the year. The average temperature in the summer is around 73 degrees Fahrenheit (23 Celsius), while the winter averages around 5 degrees Fahrenheit (-15 Celsius). Snowfall can be expected from November through March, with April and May bringing rain showers. During the spring and fall months, temperatures are usually mild and comfortable.

Slayton township, Minnesota gets 29 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Slayton township averages 44 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 Slayton township. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Slayton township gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 88 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 5
Rain: averages 29 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 44 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Slayton township is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Minnesota.

9.3 Summer - 4.1 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Slayton township, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateSlayton township, MinnesotaUnited States
  28.7 in.38.1 in.
  43.7 in.27.8 in.
  87.5 days106.2 days
  208 days205 days
  82.5°85.8°
  5.1°21.7°
  6.77
  3.64.3
  1595 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 Slayton township with an average high temperature of 82.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. In Slayton township, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Slayton township are June, August and July.
In Slayton township, there are 9.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Minnesota.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Slayton township with an average of 5.1°. This is warmer than most places in Minnesota.
In Slayton township, there are 163.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Minnesota.
In Slayton township, there are 30.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Minnesota.
Humidity in Slayton township 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 Slayton township with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 28.7 inches in Slayton township means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Slayton township with 11.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.5 rainy days. There are 87.5 rainy days annually in Slayton township, which is less rainy than most places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 43.7 inches in Slayton township means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. March is the snowiest month in Slayton township with 9.5 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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