Stillwater, Minnesota 

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Climate in Stillwater, Minnesota

Stillwater, Minnesota gets 34 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Stillwater averages 49 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Stillwater. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Stillwater gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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 6
Rain: averages 34 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 49 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

6.6 / 10
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Stillwater, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Stillwater, MinnesotaUnited States
  33.7 in.38.1 in.
  49.2 in.27.8 in.
  107.8 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  82.9°85.8°
  6.2°21.7°
  6.67
  3.14.3
  696 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 Stillwater with an average high temperature of 82.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. In Stillwater, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Stillwater are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Stillwater with an average of 6.2°. This is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


In Stillwater, there are 9.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Minnesota.


In Stillwater, there are 148.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


In Stillwater, there are 25.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


August is the wettest month in Stillwater with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 41% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 33.7 inches in Stillwater means that it is one of the wettest places in Minnesota.


May is the rainiest month in Stillwater with 11.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.7 rainy days. There are 107.8 rainy days annually in Stillwater, which is rainier than most places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 49.2 inches in Stillwater means that it is snowier than most places in Minnesota. December is the snowiest month in Stillwater with 10.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Stillwater    6 Reviews
    Be Still. - 2/5/2017
    The downtown is charming. Touristy at times in the summer and fall. Traffic can be a bear during those days. Lots of antique stores, lots of vintage houses. Water adds... Read More

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    Big-City Amenities; Small-Town Feeling - 8/23/2015
    Stillwater is one of the most beautiful towns in the upper midwest. The view of the St. Croix River and the hills are reminiscent of the Rhine River Valley in Germany... Read More

    Midwest - 9/18/2014
    Stillwater is beautiful for the short summer that we have. Low crime rate beautiful scenic area. 40 minutes to Minneapolis and St. Paul. Scenic water way and good job... Read More


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