Average Snowfall for Minnesota in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities, towns and other locations around Minnesota. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern, Northeastern and Northwestern Minnesota.

Southern Minnesota

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.1 Albert Lea 8.9 22.6
5.4 Faribault 9.4 23.9
5.1 Mankato 8.2 20.8
9.3 Minneapolis 11.0 27.9
4.5 Pipestone 6.0 15.2
5.0 Redwood Falls 7.1 18.0
8.8 Rochester 12.2 31.0
4.2 St. Paul 8.3 21.1
5.3 Winona 9.8 24.9
6.3 Worthington 9.8 24.9

Northeastern Minnesota

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
13.1 Duluth 16.8 42.7
6.5 Grand Marais 15.6 39.6
8.0 Grand Portage 12.2 31.0
11.5 Grand Rapids 12.2 31.0
8.2 Gunflint Lake 12.7 32.3
13.6 International Falls 15.7 39.9
8.2 Two Harbors 12.4 31.5

Northwestern Minnesota

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.1 Brainerd 10.0 25.4
6.5 Detroit Lakes 8.3 21.1
6.0 Mille Lacs Lake 10.1 25.7
9.8 Moorhead 12.2 31.0
8.5 St. Cloud 8.8 22.4
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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