We shall be talking about the weather and climate here in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, as well as brushing up on the best time of the year to visit this city, all within this article. Now, without any more disturbances, let me begin describing to you the climate, weather, and the best time to visit.
The best times to visit Mendota Heights for ideal weather are August 13th to September 30th, based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Average temperatures in Mendota Heights vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 32nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Mendota Heights, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 87.9°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.1°F (17.8°C) at night.
The warm season lasts for 3.9 months, from May 22 to September 17, with an average daily high temperature above 71°F. The hottest day of the year is July 19, with an average high of 83°F and low of 65°F. The cold season lasts for 3.3 months, from November 26 to March 4, with an average daily high temperature below 36°F. The coldest day of the year is January 22, with an average low of 10°F and high of 24°F.
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mendota Heights are January, February, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as 1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.
When can you find snow in Mendota Heights? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Mendota Heights is often around around February 12th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Mendota Heights has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (45.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (66.7%).
Wind in Mendota Heights is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and November. April’s average wind speed of around 9.2 knots (10.6 MPH or 17 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 17.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.