Minneapolis-Saint Paul - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often the two cities had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Minneapolis-Saint Paul temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
57 40 2017 14 5
58 42 2016 14 5
57 40 2015 14 4
52 35 2014 11 2
54 37 2013 12 3
60 42 2012 16 5
56 39 2011 13 4
57 40 2010 14 4
Number of days each year when the temperature in Minneapolis-Saint Paul dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
12 132 2017 135 14
16 120 2016 150 13
23 126 2015 137 4
44 154 2014 122 2
22 161 2013 133 19
5 125 2012 146 31
19 138 2011 127 17
15 127 2010 137 17

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Minneapolis-Saint Paul during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
120 2017 32.4 823
69 2016 40.4 1025
66 2015 36.2 919
61 2014 35.4 900
61 2013 32.8 833
48 2012 29.6 753
48 2011 27.0 685
60 2010 32.9 836

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Minneapolis-Saint Paul and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
6 2017 21.1 54
10 2016 40.3 102
10 2015 32.2 82
18 2014 67.8 172
18 2013 69.1 176
7 2012 28.0 71
18 2011 53.6 136
14 2010 60.5 154
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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