Wilkin County, Minnesota 

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Climate in Wilkin County, Minnesota

Wilkin County, Minnesota gets 25 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Wilkin County averages 39 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 197 sunny days per year in Wilkin County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wilkin County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 86 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 0
Rain: averages 25 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 39 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Wilkin County is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Minnesota.

9.3 / 3.7

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

Climate Averages
  Wilkin, MinnesotaUnited States
  24.5 in.38.1 in.
  38.9 in.27.8 in.
  86.1 days106.2 days
  197 days205 days
  82.5°85.8°
  -0.4°21.7°
  6.57
  3.14.3
  992 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 Wilkin County with an average high temperature of 82.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. In Wilkin County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wilkin County are June, August and July.


In Wilkin County, there are 11.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Minnesota.


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


In Wilkin County, there are 173.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.


In Wilkin County, there are 42.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Minnesota.


Humidity in Wilkin County 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 Wilkin County with 3.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 24.5 inches in Wilkin County means that it is one of the driest places in Minnesota.


June is the rainiest month in Wilkin County with 10.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.4 rainy days. There are 86.1 rainy days annually in Wilkin County, which is less rainy than most places in Minnesota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 38.9 inches in Wilkin County means that it is one of the least snowy places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Wilkin County with 9.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    56520 56579 56594 56522 56543 56553 56565


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