Walker, Minnesota 

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Climate in Walker, Minnesota

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

Walker averages 44 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 189 sunny days per year in Walker. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Walker gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 0
Rain: averages 27 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 44 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Walker is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

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

Climate Averages
  Walker, MinnesotaUnited States
  27.4 in.38.1 in.
  43.8 in.27.8 in.
  102.5 days106.2 days
  189 days205 days
  1312 ft.2443 ft.


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 Walker with an average high temperature of 79.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Walker, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Walker are August, July and June.

In Walker, there are 2.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Minnesota.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Walker with an average of -0.4°. This is colder than most places in Minnesota.

In Walker, there are 173.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.

In Walker, there are 41.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.

Humidity in Walker 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.

July is the wettest month in Walker with 4.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 27.4 inches in Walker means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.

June is the rainiest month in Walker with 12.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.6 rainy days. There are 102.5 rainy days annually in Walker, which is rainier 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 18% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 43.8 inches in Walker means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Walker with 9.7 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Walker    3 Reviews
    Walker, a great place to live most of the year. - 6/23/2019
    I've had a lake house nearby for nearly 20 years. It's a quiet, nice place to live for much of the year when full seasons are available. Lush greenery and moderate... Read More

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    Overall - 10/5/2017
    Small tourist town on beautiful Leech Lake. Town has numerous small gift shops of many varieties. World class bike trails. Come to fish, bike or shop. Great place to... Read More

    Out door Wonder Land - 2/27/2006
    Small town Great People Shop only 30 min. away... Fishing Boating Snowmobiling Hunting Sking snow or water sail boats , deep vast water....Low cost of living.. House... Read More

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