Minnesota climate guide

Temperature in Minnesota (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
-7°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Minnesota (Minneapolis)-7
-3°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Minnesota (Minneapolis)-3
4°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Minnesota (Minneapolis)4
14°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Minnesota (Minneapolis)14
21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Minnesota (Minneapolis)21
26°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Minnesota (Minneapolis)26
29°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Minnesota (Minneapolis)29
27°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Minnesota (Minneapolis)27
21°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Minnesota (Minneapolis)21
15°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Minnesota (Minneapolis)15
5°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Minnesota (Minneapolis)5
-4°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Minnesota (Minneapolis)-4
Min temperature (night-time)
-17°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Minnesota (Minneapolis)-17
-13°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Minnesota (Minneapolis)-13
-6°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Minnesota (Minneapolis)-6
2°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Minnesota (Minneapolis)2
8°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Minnesota (Minneapolis)8
14°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Minnesota (Minneapolis)14
16°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Minnesota (Minneapolis)16
15°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Minnesota (Minneapolis)15
10°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Minnesota (Minneapolis)10
3°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Minnesota (Minneapolis)3
-4°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Minnesota (Minneapolis)-4
-13°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Minnesota (Minneapolis)-13

Sunshine & Daylight in Minnesota

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
5 hours of sunshine per day (54% of daylight hours) in January in Minnesota5
6 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in February in Minnesota6
7 hours of sunshine per day (58% of daylight hours) in March in Minnesota7
8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in April in Minnesota8
9 hours of sunshine per day (63% of daylight hours) in May in Minnesota9
11 hours of sunshine per day (68% of daylight hours) in June in Minnesota11
11 hours of sunshine per day (74% of daylight hours) in July in Minnesota11
10 hours of sunshine per day (70% of daylight hours) in August in Minnesota10
8 hours of sunshine per day (61% of daylight hours) in September in Minnesota8
6 hours of sunshine per day (53% of daylight hours) in October in Minnesota6
4 hours of sunshine per day (39% of daylight hours) in November in Minnesota4
4 hours of sunshine per day (42% of daylight hours) in December in Minnesota4
Daily hours of daylight
9 hours of daylight per day in January in Minnesota (Minneapolis)9
10 hours of daylight per day in February in Minnesota (Minneapolis)10
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Minnesota (Minneapolis)12
14 hours of daylight per day in April in Minnesota (Minneapolis)14
15 hours of daylight per day in May in Minnesota (Minneapolis)15
16 hours of daylight per day in June in Minnesota (Minneapolis)16
15 hours of daylight per day in July in Minnesota (Minneapolis)15
14 hours of daylight per day in August in Minnesota (Minneapolis)14
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Minnesota (Minneapolis)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Minnesota (Minneapolis)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Minnesota (Minneapolis)10
9 hours of daylight per day in December in Minnesota (Minneapolis)9

Rainfall in Minnesota

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
9 days with some rainfall in January in Minnesota (Minneapolis)9
7 days with some rainfall in February in Minnesota (Minneapolis)7
10 days with some rainfall in March in Minnesota (Minneapolis)10
11 days with some rainfall in April in Minnesota (Minneapolis)11
11 days with some rainfall in May in Minnesota (Minneapolis)11
11 days with some rainfall in June in Minnesota (Minneapolis)11
9 days with some rainfall in July in Minnesota (Minneapolis)9
10 days with some rainfall in August in Minnesota (Minneapolis)10
10 days with some rainfall in September in Minnesota (Minneapolis)10
8 days with some rainfall in October in Minnesota (Minneapolis)8
8 days with some rainfall in November in Minnesota (Minneapolis)8
10 days with some rainfall in December in Minnesota (Minneapolis)10
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
22 mm monthly rainfall in January in Minnesota (Minneapolis)22
21 mm monthly rainfall in February in Minnesota (Minneapolis)21
47 mm monthly rainfall in March in Minnesota (Minneapolis)47
59 mm monthly rainfall in April in Minnesota (Minneapolis)59
85 mm monthly rainfall in May in Minnesota (Minneapolis)85
104 mm monthly rainfall in June in Minnesota (Minneapolis)104
95 mm monthly rainfall in July in Minnesota (Minneapolis)95
94 mm monthly rainfall in August in Minnesota (Minneapolis)94
70 mm monthly rainfall in September in Minnesota (Minneapolis)70
55 mm monthly rainfall in October in Minnesota (Minneapolis)55
40 mm monthly rainfall in November in Minnesota (Minneapolis)40
26 mm monthly rainfall in December in Minnesota (Minneapolis)26

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in January in Minnesota (Minneapolis)1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in February in Minnesota (Minneapolis)2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in March in Minnesota (Minneapolis)3
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in April in Minnesota (Minneapolis)5
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in Minnesota (Minneapolis)7
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in June in Minnesota (Minneapolis)8
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in July in Minnesota (Minneapolis)8
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in August in Minnesota (Minneapolis)7
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in September in Minnesota (Minneapolis)5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in October in Minnesota (Minneapolis)3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in November in Minnesota (Minneapolis)2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in December in Minnesota (Minneapolis)1
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0
No heat & humidity in February in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0
No heat & humidity in March in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0
No heat & humidity in April in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0
No heat & humidity in May in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0
Low heat & humidity in June in Minnesota (Minneapolis)L
Moderate heat & humidity in July in Minnesota (Minneapolis)M
Low heat & humidity in August in Minnesota (Minneapolis)L
No heat & humidity in September in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0
No heat & humidity in October in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0
No heat & humidity in November in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0
No heat & humidity in December in Minnesota (Minneapolis)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Minnesota, represented by Minneapolis, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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