Average Weather in July in Cross Lake Minnesota, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 79°F, rarely falling below 69°F or exceeding 89°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 80°F on July 18.
Daily low temperatures are around 58°F, rarely falling below 47°F or exceeding 67°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 59°F on July 19.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Cross Lake typically range from 58°F to 80°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 2°F to 20°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 Cross Lake experiences gradually 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 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 64%, 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
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Cross Lake, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 41% and ending it at 32%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on June 29, and its lowest chance is 6% on January 24.
Probability of Precipitation in July
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Cross Lake is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 3.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.1 inches or falls below 1.6 inches, and ending the month at 2.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.6 inches or falls below 1.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in July
Over the course of July in Cross Lake, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 53 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 47 seconds, and weekly decrease of 12 minutes, 26 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is July 31, with 14 hours, 53 minutes of daylight and the longest day is July 1, with 15 hours, 47 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July
The earliest sunrise of the month in Cross Lake is 5:26 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 29 minutes later at 5:55 AM on July 31.
The latest sunset is 9:13 PM on July 1 and the earliest sunset is 24 minutes earlier at 8:49 PM on July 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Cross Lake 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 5:22 AM and sets 15 hours, 51 minutes later, at 9:13 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:57 AM and sets 8 hours, 33 minutes later, at 4:31 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Cross Lake is increasing during July, rising from 19% to 24% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during July is 25% on July 19.
For reference, on July 19, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 25% of the time, while on October 27, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in July
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Cross Lake is gradually decreasing during July, decreasing from 10.3 miles per hour to 9.5 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 9.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in July
Wind Direction in July
The growing season in Cross Lake typically lasts for 4.3 months (133 days), from around May 14 to around September 25, rarely starting before April 26 or after June 1, and rarely ending before September 8 or after October 11.
The month of July in Cross Lake 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 Cross Lake are rapidly increasing during July, increasing by 552°F, from 754°F to 1,306°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in July
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Cross Lake 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 10.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Cross Lake are 46.659 deg latitude, -94.114 deg longitude, and 1,230 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Cross Lake is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 79 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,232 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (302 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (853 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Cross Lake is covered by trees (58%) and water (39%), within 10 miles by trees (74%) and water (21%), and within 50 miles by trees (65%) and cropland (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Cross Lake 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 Cross Lake.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Cross Lake 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 Cross Lake is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Cross Lake and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pine River Regional Airport (39%, 22 kilometers, west); Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (26%, 28 kilometers, south); Aitkin Municipal Airport (18%, 36 kilometers, east); and Longville Municipal Airport (17%, 37 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .