Average Weather in July in Cold Spring Minnesota, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 81°F, rarely falling below 71°F or exceeding 90°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 81°F on July 19.
Daily low temperatures are around 60°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 70°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 61°F on July 20.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Cold Spring typically range from 61°F to 81°F, while on January 20, the coldest day of the year, they range from 5°F to 21°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 Cold Spring experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 34% to 27%. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 27% on July 28.
The clearest day of the month is July 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 73% of the time.
For reference, on February 6, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 61%, while on July 28, 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 Cold Spring, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is decreasing, starting the month at 37% and ending it at 31%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 41% on June 14, and its lowest chance is 7% on January 28.
Probability of Precipitation in July
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Cold Spring is decreasing, starting the month at 3.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.0 inches or falls below 1.2 inches, and ending the month at 3.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.4 inches or falls below 1.2 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 3.1 inches on July 30.
Average Monthly Rainfall in July
Over the course of July in Cold Spring, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 51 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 41 seconds, and weekly decrease of 11 minutes, 49 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is July 31, with 14 hours, 46 minutes of daylight and the longest day is July 1, with 15 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July
The earliest sunrise of the month in Cold Spring is 5:33 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 27 minutes later at 6:00 AM on July 31.
The latest sunset is 9:09 PM on July 1 and the earliest sunset is 23 minutes earlier at 8:46 PM on July 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Cold Spring 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 5:29 AM and sets 15 hours, 41 minutes later, at 9:09 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:54 AM and sets 8 hours, 43 minutes later, at 4:37 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Cold Spring is increasing during July, rising from 20% to 26% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during July is 29% on July 20.
For reference, on July 20, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 29% of the time, while on November 15, 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 Cold Spring is gradually decreasing during July, decreasing from 9.7 miles per hour to 8.7 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.6 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in July
Wind Direction in July
The growing season in Cold Spring typically lasts for 4.9 months (151 days), from around May 4 to around October 1, rarely starting before April 15 or after May 23, and rarely ending before September 14 or after October 18.
The month of July in Cold Spring 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 Cold Spring are rapidly increasing during July, increasing by 607°F, from 847°F to 1,454°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in July
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Cold Spring is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 6.9 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during July is 7.1 kWh on July 10.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Cold Spring are 45.456 deg latitude, -94.429 deg longitude, and 1,158 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Cold Spring contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 213 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,141 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (397 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (646 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Cold Spring is covered by cropland (66%), artificial surfaces (15%), and trees (12%), within 10 miles by cropland (74%) and trees (17%), and within 50 miles by cropland (80%) and trees (13%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Cold Spring 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Cold Spring.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Cold Spring 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 Cold Spring is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Cold Spring and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Paynesville Municipal Airport (31%, 26 kilometers, west); St. Cloud Regional Airport (24%, 31 kilometers, east); Litchfield Municipal Airport (20%, 35 kilometers, south); Maple Lake Municipal Airport (15%, 42 kilometers, southeast); and Little Falls, Little Falls/Morrison County Airport-Lindbergh Field (10%, 55 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .