Brainerd, Minnesota 

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Weather in Brainerd, Minnesota

The most pleasant months of the year for Brainerd are August, July and June. In Brainerd, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Brainerd with an average high temperature of 80.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Minnesota. January is the snowiest month in Brainerd with 9.3 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Brainerd, MN

3 PM PST

Chance Light Snow

26°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonChance Light Snow33° / 9°NE 10 mph
MondayLight Snow12° / -12°N 10 to 15 mph
TuesdayMostly Sunny0° / -19°NW 5 to 10 mph
WednesdaySunny-1° / -11°W 0 to 5 mph
ThursdaySlight Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Cloudy18° / 9°S 5 mph
FridaySlight Chance Snow Showers26° / 12°SW 5 mph
SaturdaySlight Chance Snow Showers20° / 3°N 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is -1
Rain: averages 26 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 44 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Brainerd area is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

6.3 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January20° -1°
February26°
March38° 17°
April54° 31°
May67° 44°
June76° 53°
July80° 58°
August78° 56°
September68° 46°
October55° 35°
November38° 21°
December24°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Brainerd
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Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January03176
February02765
March02874
April01781
May02110
June10130
July20110
August20100
September02110
October01390
November02673
December03176

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.


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