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Minneapolis, Minnesota Climate & Temperature

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa is at 4453'N, 9313'W, 255 m (837 ft). See map.
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, hot summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Minneapolis, Minnesota is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.1 degrees Celsius (44.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 34.3 °C (61.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Minneapolis, Minnesota Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -4.3°C (24.3°F) on average falling to -13.7°C (7.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 12.8°C (55°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 1.9°C (35.5°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 27.3°C (81.2°F) and average low temperatures are 15.7°C (60.3°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.8°C (56.8°F) during the day and lows of 3.4°C (38.1°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 719.4 mm (28.3 inches) which is equivalent to 719.4 Litres/m (17.65 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2509 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Minneapolis, Minnesota you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands where you would find a Marine west coast climate.

Minneapolis, Minnesota Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (21) -3 (27) 4 (39) 14 (56) 21 (69) 26 (79) 29 (84) 27 (81) 22 (71) 15 (59) 5 (41) -4 (26) 12 (54)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (12) -8 (18) -1 (31) 8 (46) 15 (58) 20 (68) 23 (74) 21 (71) 16 (60) 9 (49) 1 (33) -8 (18) 7 (45)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (3) -13 (9) -5 (23) 2 (36) 9 (48) 14 (58) 17 (63) 16 (60) 10 (50) 4 (39) -4 (25) -12 (10) 2 (35)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 24 (1) 22 (1) 49 (2) 62 (2) 86 (3) 103 (4) 90 (4) 92 (4) 69 (3) 56 (2) 39 (2) 27 (1) 719 (28)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 7 (25) 10 (32) 9 (30) 11 (35) 12 (40) 10 (32) 10 (32) 9 (30) 8 (26) 8 (27) 8 (26) 110 (30)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 4h 21' 5h 58' 6h 19' 7h 14' 8h 15' 9h 16' 10h 00' 8h 48' 7h 38' 6h 32' 4h 10' 3h 48' 6h 52'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 11' 10h 20' 11h 50' 13h 26' 14h 48' 15h 31' 15h 12' 14h 00' 12h 27' 10h 51' 9h 30' 8h 49' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 48 (52) 59 (41) 54 (46) 55 (45) 56 (44) 60 (40) 67 (33) 64 (36) 62 (38) 61 (39) 45 (55) 44 (56) 57 (43)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 25.3 34.7 45.5 57.1 65.4 68.6 65.5 57.1 45.6 34.2 25.1 21.7 45.4

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