Springfield, Minnesota 

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Climate in Springfield, Minnesota

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

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

On average, there are 196 sunny days per year in Springfield. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Springfield gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 89 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 4
Rain: averages 29 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

9.2 / 4.1

Summer   /   Winter
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Springfield, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Springfield, MinnesotaUnited States
  28.8 in.38.1 in.
  40.5 in.27.8 in.
  88.7 days106.2 days
  196 days205 days
  83.2°85.8°
  3.7°21.7°
  6.77
  3.34.3
  1024 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 Springfield with an average high temperature of 83.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. In Springfield, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Springfield are June, August and September.


In Springfield, 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 Springfield with an average of 3.7°. This is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.


In Springfield, there are 166.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.


In Springfield, there are 29.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Minnesota.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Springfield but some summer days can be muggy. July is the most humid month, though it is still relatively mild compared to many other places. The most humid months are July, August and June.


June is the wettest month in Springfield with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 28.8 inches in Springfield means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.


June is the rainiest month in Springfield with 10.8 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 88.7 rainy days annually in Springfield, 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 40.5 inches in Springfield means that it is less snowy than most places in Minnesota. December is the snowiest month in Springfield with 9.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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