West Heron Lake, MN Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for West Heron Lake are June, August and September. In West Heron Lake, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for West Heron Lake with an average high temperature of 83.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Minnesota. December is the snowiest month in West Heron Lake with 8.7 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though it is still relatively mild compared to many other places.

Today's Weather - West Heron Lake, MN

2 AM PST

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Cloudy70° / 83°NNW 10 mph
Tuesday NightPartly Cloudy then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms62° / 78°NNE 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear56° / 73°ENE 5 to 10 mph
Thursday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms63° / 82°SSE 15 to 20 mph
Friday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms60° / 72°NW 5 to 10 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear52° / 73°N 5 to 15 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms59° / 76°SE 10 to 15 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 5
Rain: averages 30 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 40 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the West Heron Lake area is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

9.1 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January25°
February29° 10°
March41° 22°
April58° 34°
May70° 47°
June79° 57°
July83° 61°
August81° 59°
September73° 49°
October60° 36°
November42° 23°
December27° 10°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: West Heron Lake
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03175
February02764
March02684
April012102
May11120
June30120
July5090
August2090
September1190
October01081
November02473
December03075

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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