Wadena County, Minnesota 

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Climate in Wadena County, Minnesota

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

Wadena County 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 County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wadena County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 99 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 -2
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 County is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

6.3 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Wadena County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Wadena, MinnesotaUnited States
  27.4 in.38.1 in.
  47.7 in.27.8 in.
  99.0 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  79.8°85.8°
  -2.3°21.7°
  6.37
  2.94.3
  1357 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 County with an average high temperature of 79.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. In Wadena County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wadena County are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Wadena County with an average of -2.3°. This is colder than most places in Minnesota.


In Wadena County, there are 3.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Minnesota.


In Wadena County, there are 183.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.


In Wadena County, there are 45.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.


June is the wettest month in Wadena County with 4.4 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 Wadena County means that it is drier than most places in Minnesota.


June is the rainiest month in Wadena County with 12.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.5 rainy days. There are 99.0 rainy days annually in Wadena County, which is about average compared to other 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 47.7 inches in Wadena County means that it is snowier than most places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Wadena County with 10.6 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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