The best times to visit Edina 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.

 

 


Other Edina Travel Info

Weather in Edina

Temperature

Average temperatures in Edina 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. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Edina, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. 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.

Edina Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Edina Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Edina Perceived Temperature (F)

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Edina Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Edina Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 25.2 15.1 5.9
Feb 27.8 17.4 7.7
Mar 45.1 34 23.8
Apr 59.4 47.1 35.9
May 73.2 60.1 48.5
Jun 81.4 69.8 59.2
Jul 86.5 75.3 64.4
Aug 83.9 72.8 62.2
Sep 77.1 64.4 53.5
Oct 62 50.5 40.6
Nov 46.4 36.1 27
Dec 29.5 20.8 12.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -3.8 -9.4 -14.5
Feb -2.3 -8.1 -13.5
Mar 7.3 1.1 -4.6
Apr 15.2 8.4 2.2
May 22.9 15.6 9.2
Jun 27.4 21 15.1
Jul 30.3 24.1 18
Aug 28.8 22.7 16.8
Sep 25.1 18 11.9
Oct 16.7 10.3 4.8
Nov 8 2.3 -2.8
Dec -1.4 -6.2 -10.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Edina 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 Edina? 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 Edina 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.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Edina.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Edina (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 5.9 0.7
Feb 9% 7.1 1
Mar 14% 5.7 1.5
Apr 24% 2.1 3.3
May 24% 0 4.1
Jun 27% 0 5.2
Jul 20% 0 3.7
Aug 19% 0 4.2
Sep 16% 0 2.5
Oct 18% 1.6 2.6
Nov 10% 2.2 1.2
Dec 16% 5.3 1.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 15 1.8
Feb 9 18 2.5
Mar 14 14.5 3.8
Apr 24 5.3 8.4
May 24 0 10.4
Jun 27 0 13.2
Jul 20 0 9.4
Aug 19 0 10.7
Sep 16 0 6.4
Oct 18 4.1 6.6
Nov 10 5.6 3
Dec 16 13.5 4.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Edina 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 Edina 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.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Edina.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Feb 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Mar 8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Apr 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
May 8.5 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Jul 7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Sep 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Oct 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Nov 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Dec 7.3 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.3%
Feb 57.6%
Mar 53.1%
Apr 45.1%
May 47%
Jun 53.1%
Jul 51.7%
Aug 55.4%
Sep 54.7%
Oct 55.4%
Nov 56.5%
Dec 66.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Edina?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Edina, MN, US is April, followed by June and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Edina in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 54.2 in November means 54.2% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Edina Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 29.6°F (-1.3°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Edina, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.5°F (26.9°C) and 36.3°F (2.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Edina to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 30.5°F (-0.8°C) and 24°F (-4.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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