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Weather in Minnesota

The most pleasant months of the year for Minnesota are June, August and July. In Minnesota, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Minnesota with an average high temperature of 81.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most states. December is the snowiest month in Minnesota with 10.1 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August.


Today's Weather - Minnesota, MN

10 PM PST

Mostly Clear

53°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear45° / 75°ESE 0 to 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear49° / 78°SSE 0 to 5 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear53° / 76°SE 5 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers58° / 75°SE 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely60° / 76°SSE 5 to 10 mph
Thursday NightShowers And Thunderstorms60° / 78°S 10 mph
Friday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms59° / 77°S 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 2
Rain: averages 29 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Minnesota area is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

6.4 / 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
January21°
February27°
March39° 19°
April56° 33°
May68° 45°
June77° 55°
July81° 60°
August79° 57°
September70° 48°
October57° 36°
November39° 22°
December25°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Minnesota
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03177
February02755
March02774
April01492
May02110
June20120
July30100
August2090
September0190
October01191
November02574
December03177

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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Reviews for Minnesota    70 Reviews
Living in the Twin Cities - 9/30/2015
Its a great place -- lots to do, diverse population. Negatives are cold winters and high... Read More

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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

Too cold in the winter - 8/11/2014
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