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Climate in Minnesota

Minnesota, Minnesota gets 29 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Minnesota averages 45 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 195 sunny days per year in Minnesota. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 3

Sperling's Comfort Index for Minnesota is a 35 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Minnesota gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 57 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.

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  CLIMATEMinnesota, MinnesotaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)28.739.2
  Snowfall (in.)44.925.8
  Precipitation Days57.3102.0
  Sunny Days195205
  Avg. July High81.386.1
  Avg. Jan. Low2.722.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)3554
  UV Index3.24.3
  Elevation ft.11751443
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    Living in the Twin Cities - 9/30/2015
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    SNOW SNOW SNOW - 2/5/2015
    WHEN I FIRST MOVED HERE, SEEMED LIKE A NICE PLACE TO LIVE. THEN WINTER HIT, IT WAS ONE OF THE WORST WINTER'S TO HIT MINNESOTA IN QUITE SOMETIME. BEING FROM SOUTHERN... Read More

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