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Minneapolis-St. Paul

Minneapolis-St. Paul

Graphical Climatology of Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Temperatures, Precipitation, and Snowfall (1820 – Present) Last Update: 17 Aug 2017                           e-mail contact:  cjfisk@att.net The following is a graphical climatology of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota temperatures, precipitation, and snowfall, from the start of 1820 (Fort Snelling) into...

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1860s

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1860s

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1860’s Coldest Decade in History, Precipitation Extremes. Anomalously cool temperatures, particularly during the summers, with precipitation extremes, both droughts and deluges, featured the 1860’s’ weather in Minnesota. The long-term cooling trend having reached its lowest, average temperature for the decade, 41 F, using...

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1850s

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1850s

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1850’s Cold Winters, Occasionally Droughty Summers. Frequent cold and sometimes snowy winters combined with occasionally precipitation-deficient growing seasons marked Minnesota’s weather during the 1850’s. Now organized politically, the Territory (and in 1858, the State) saw its population explode nearly...

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1840s

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1840s

Minnesota Weather Summary for the 1840’s Abnormal Cold Lapses, “Open” Winters. Generally cool on an annual basis with progressively more snowless winters after 1844 characterized the 1840’s’ climatic conditions in the Fort Snelling vicinity. The first half was marked by scattered but distinct far below normal temperature spells, persisting in some cases for...