Minneapolis Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Minneapolis, Minnesota during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for Minneapolis, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Minneapolis, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1981 to 2010 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Minneapolis, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
24 9 January -5 -13
27 11 February -3 -12
43 26 March 6 -3
56 38 April 13 3
70 51 May 21 10
79 61 June 26 16
85 66 July 29 19
82 64 August 28 18
74 56 September 23 13
59 42 October 15 5
42 28 November 6 -2
29 16 December -2 -9
56 39 Year 13 4
30-year temperature averages for Minneapolis, 1981 to 2010
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
24 8 January -5 -14
29 13 February -2 -11
41 24 March 5 -4
58 37 April 14 3
69 49 May 21 9
79 59 June 26 15
83 64 July 29 18
81 62 August 27 17
72 52 September 22 11
58 40 October 14 4
41 26 November 5 -3
27 12 December -3 -11
55 37 Year 13 3

Days of Hot Weather in Minneapolis

The temperature at Minneapolis climbs into the 90s Fahrenheit for 11 days a year on average, scattered throughout late spring and summer. About once every five years, the thermometer here reaches 100 °F (38 °C). The 100-degree weather can show up in June or July.

Days per month in Minneapolis of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 0 0 0
April 5 1 0
May 15 4 1
June 26 14 2
July 30 22 5
August 29 17 3
September 17 7 0
October 4 1 0
November 0 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 128 65 11

How Often Minneapolis Has Cold Temperatures

Most winter nights at Minneapolis are at least as cold as 20 °F. The coldest nights from November to March plummet to below 0 °F. January is the month when negative temperatures are most common.

From October to April, Minneapolis can remain below freezing all day long. The city typically has 69 days a year when the temperature never rises above 32 °F.

Days per month on average in Minneapolis when the minimum temperature drops to 20, 10, or 0 °F or below
  0 °F
-18 °C
10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
January 10 17 25
February 6 12 18
March 1 3 10
April 0 0 1
May 0 0 0
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 0
November 1 2 8
December 6 13 21
Year 23 47 82
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 1981-2010 U.S. Climate Normals. (Data Access. FTP.)

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