Wadena township, MN Climate


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Wadena Township, MN has a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. The summers are warm and humid with temperatures ranging from the low 70s to the upper 80s with occasional thunderstorms. Winters are cold and snowy with temperatures ranging from the mid-teens to mid-thirties. Spring and fall are mild and wet, characterized by cooler temperatures ranging from the mid-forties to mid-seventies. The area receives an average of 30 inches of rain annually, most of which falls during spring and summer months. Snowfall can be expected from November through April, accumulating to an average of 40 inches per year.

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

Wadena township averages 48 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in Wadena township. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wadena township gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 94 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is -3
Rain: averages 27 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Wadena township is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

9.2 Summer - 3.5 Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Wadena township, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateWadena township, MinnesotaUnited States
  27.0 in.38.1 in.
  47.9 in.27.8 in.
  94.0 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  79.9°85.8°
  -2.5°21.7°
  6.37
  2.94.3
  1353 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 Wadena township with an average high temperature of 79.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Wadena township, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wadena township are August, July and June.
In Wadena township, there are 4.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Minnesota.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Wadena township with an average of -2.5°. This is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Wadena township, there are 181.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Wadena township, there are 45.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
Humidity in Wadena township is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
June is the wettest month in Wadena township with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 27.0 inches in Wadena township means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Wadena township with 11.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.9 rainy days. There are 94.0 rainy days annually in Wadena township, 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 17% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 47.9 inches in Wadena township means that it is snowier than most places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Wadena township with 11.0 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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