Lakeville, Minnesota gets 32 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.
Lakeville averages 43 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Lakeville. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Summer High: the July high is around 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 6
Sperling’s Comfort Index for Lakeville is a 41 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.
Lakeville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 62 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.
In Lakeville, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Lakeville begins around June 9 and lasts for 4.3 months, ending around October 19. On July 28, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 72% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 28% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around October 19 and lasts for 7.7 months, ending around June 9. On February 6, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 61% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 39% of the time.
We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.
Lakeville experiences significant seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 3.3 months, from June 7 to September 16, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 9% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is July 21, with muggy conditions 36% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is February 19, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.
The average hourly wind speed in Lakeville experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 8.1 months, from September 22 to May 26, with average wind speeds of more than 10.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 23, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.0 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 3.9 months, from May 26 to September 22. The calmest day of the year is August 2, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.0 miles per hour.