Lakeville, Minnesota 

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Climate in Lakeville, Minnesota

Lakeville, Minnesota gets 32 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lakeville averages 45 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 Lakeville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lakeville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 6
Rain: averages 32 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 45 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lakeville 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 Lakeville, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lakeville, MinnesotaUnited States
  32.4 in.38.1 in.
  45.0 in.27.8 in.
  104.9 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  82.3°85.8°
  6.1°21.7°
  6.67
  3.14.3
  971 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 Lakeville with an average high temperature of 82.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Minnesota. In Lakeville, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lakeville are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lakeville with an average of 6.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


In Lakeville, there are 7.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.


In Lakeville, there are 152.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Minnesota.


In Lakeville, there are 26.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Minnesota.


August is the wettest month in Lakeville with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 41% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 32.4 inches in Lakeville means that it is wetter than most places in Minnesota.


June is the rainiest month in Lakeville with 11.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.6 rainy days. There are 104.9 rainy days annually in Lakeville, 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 45.0 inches in Lakeville means that it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Lakeville with 10.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Lakeville    8 Reviews
    Honest Thoughts on Lakeville - 5/13/2019
    We lived in Lakeville for 3 years (2015-18). My husband and I have traveled all over the country. We've lived in California, Hawaii, Arizona, Colorado and Minnesota.... Read More

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    The southern Twin Cities has pros and cons - 6/8/2018
    I’ve grown up in Lakeville for 20 years. I know this area better than the back of my hand. The schools are excellent, especially North HS. The housing is cheap and... Read More

    Terrible Place to Raise Kids - 7/21/2011
    I have found Lakeville to have many amenities and its nice its so close to the Twin Cities. HOWEVER, unless have bunches of money in your pocket or are a local you will... Read More


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