Minden, Nevada 

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Climate in Minden, Nevada

Minden, Nevada gets 9 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Minden averages 16 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 251 sunny days per year in Minden. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Minden gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 41 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Minden is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Nevada.

7.4 / 10
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Minden, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Minden, NevadaUnited States
  8.6 in.38.1 in.
  15.5 in.27.8 in.
  41.3 days106.2 days
  251 days205 days
  90.9°85.8°
  19.0°21.7°
  7.47
  4.94.3
  4724 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 Minden with an average high temperature of 90.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Nevada. In Minden, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Minden are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Minden with an average of 19.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Nevada.


In Minden, there are 46.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Nevada.


In Minden, there are 170.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Nevada.


In Minden, there are 2.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Nevada.


January is the wettest month in Minden with 1.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 44% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 8.6 inches in Minden means that it is about average compared to other places in Nevada.


January is the rainiest month in Minden with 5.7 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 1.5 rainy days. There are 41.3 rainy days annually in Minden, which is about average compared to other places in Nevada. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 15.5 inches in Minden means that it is about average compared to other places in Nevada. December is the snowiest month in Minden with 4.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Saint Minden, Nevada - 6/30/2019
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    Northern Nevada - 3/16/2008
    We moved from Southern California (suburbs of LA) almost 3 years ago to get away from the bad traffic and too many people. We thought Northern Nevada was the perfect... Read More

    great place to live but expensive - 7/8/2006
    The Carson Valley is a beautiful place to live. Lake Tahoe 20 min. away. Snow skiing 20 min. away. Summers are great mostly in the 90s. and dry. Mountains suround the... Read More


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