Average Weather in July in Fosston Minnesota, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 2°F, from 77°F to 79°F, rarely falling below 68°F or exceeding 88°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 79°F on July 25.
Daily low temperatures are around 57°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 66°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 58°F on July 19.
For reference, on July 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Fosston typically range from 58°F to 79°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from -2°F to 17°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in July
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on July. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in July
The month of July in Fosston experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 35% to 27%. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 27% on July 31.
The clearest day of the month is July 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 73% of the time.
For reference, on February 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 68%, while on July 31, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 73%.
Cloud Cover Categories in July
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Fosston, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 38% and ending it at 28%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 39% on June 28, and its lowest chance is 6% on February 9.
Probability of Precipitation in July
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Fosston is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 3.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.0 inches or falls below 1.5 inches, and ending the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.1 inches or falls below 0.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in July
Over the course of July in Fosston, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 55 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 51 seconds, and weekly decrease of 12 minutes, 55 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is July 31, with 14 hours, 59 minutes of daylight and the longest day is July 1, with 15 hours, 55 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July
The earliest sunrise of the month in Fosston is 5:29 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 30 minutes later at 5:59 AM on July 31.
The latest sunset is 9:24 PM on July 1 and the earliest sunset is 25 minutes earlier at 8:58 PM on July 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Fosston during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during July, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:25 AM and sets 15 hours, 59 minutes later, at 9:24 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:08 AM and sets 8 hours, 26 minutes later, at 4:34 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Fosston is gradually increasing during July, rising from 12% to 14% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during July is 17% on July 18.
For reference, on July 18, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 17% of the time, while on November 11, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in July
The average hourly wind speed in Fosston is gradually decreasing during July, decreasing from 10.4 miles per hour to 9.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on March 21, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.7 miles per hour, while on July 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.5 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during July is 9.5 miles per hour on July 27.
Average Wind Speed in July
Wind Direction in July
The growing season in Fosston typically lasts for 4.5 months (139 days), from around May 12 to around September 28, rarely starting before April 20 or after May 30, and rarely ending before September 11 or after October 16.
The month of July in Fosston is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in July
The average accumulated growing degree days in Fosston are rapidly increasing during July, increasing by 534°F, from 740°F to 1,274°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in July
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Fosston is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 6.8 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during July is 7.0 kWh on July 9.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Fosston are 47.576 deg latitude, -95.751 deg longitude, and 1,280 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Fosston is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 72 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,284 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (384 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,184 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Fosston is covered by cropland (93%), within 10 miles by cropland (82%) and trees (15%), and within 50 miles by cropland (59%) and trees (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Fosston year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Fosston.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Fosston according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Fosston is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Fosston and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Fosston Municipal Airport (98%, 2.6 kilometers, northwest); Bemidji-Beltrami County Airport (0.8%, 62 kilometers, east); Detroit Lakes Airport (0.5%, 83 kilometers, south); and Park Rapids Municipal-Konshok Field Airport (0.5%, 91 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .