Wykeham, MN Climate


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Wykeham, MN has a humid continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. In the summer months, temperatures are usually mild and can reach up to the mid-80s. Winters in Wykeham are characterized by cold temperatures that often dip below zero degrees Fahrenheit, and heavy snowfall is common. The area receives an average precipitation of around 30 inches each year, which helps to create a lush landscape during the warmer months.

Wykeham, Minnesota gets 28 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Wykeham averages 47 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 Wykeham. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wykeham 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is -1
Rain: averages 28 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

9.2 Summer - 3.4 Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Wykeham, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateWykeham, MinnesotaUnited States
  27.8 in.38.1 in.
  46.9 in.27.8 in.
  102.6 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  79.8°85.8°
  -0.5°21.7°
  6.37
  3.14.3
  1442 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 Wykeham with an average high temperature of 79.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Wykeham, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wykeham are August, July and June.
In Wykeham, there are 4.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Minnesota.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Wykeham with an average of -0.5°. This is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Wykeham, there are 179.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
In Wykeham, there are 42.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.
Humidity in Wykeham 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 Wykeham with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.7 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 27.8 inches in Wykeham means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.
June is the rainiest month in Wykeham with 12.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.0 rainy days. There are 102.6 rainy days annually in Wykeham, which is rainier than most places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 46.9 inches in Wykeham means that it is snowier than most places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Wykeham with 10.0 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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