The best times to visit North Branch for ideal weather are

May 21st 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 North Branch Travel Info

Weather in North Branch

Temperature

Average temperatures in North Branch vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 North Branch, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 83°F (28.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.5°F (15.8°C) at night.

North Branch Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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North Branch 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.

North Branch Perceived Temperature (F)

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North Branch Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average North Branch 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan22.312.84.1
Feb25.715.26
Mar41.930.921.5
Apr55.543.433.2
May69.25644.4
Jun76.664.953.9
Jul81.870.259.1
Aug79.767.856.7
Sep72.459.749.3
Oct584737.9
Nov42.933.425.2
Dec26.218.410.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan-5.4-10.7-15.5
Feb-3.5-9.3-14.4
Mar5.5-0.6-5.8
Apr13.16.30.7
May20.713.36.9
Jun24.818.312.2
Jul27.721.215.1
Aug26.519.913.7
Sep22.415.49.6
Oct14.48.33.3
Nov6.10.8-3.8
Dec-3.2-7.6-11.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in North Branch are February, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 North Branch? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 North Branch.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan2%00.2
Feb1%00.1
Mar7%00.7
Apr14%01.6
May22%04.1
Jun21%03.1
Jul17%02.5
Aug16%03.3
Sep12%02.1
Oct13%02
Nov6%00.5
Dec4%00.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan200.5
Feb100.3
Mar701.8
Apr1404.1
May22010.4
Jun2107.9
Jul1706.4
Aug1608.4
Sep1205.3
Oct1305.1
Nov601.3
Dec401.3

 

Humidity and Wind

North Branch has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (48.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71.5%).

Wind in North Branch is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12.1 KPH) is considered “a light 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 14.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.1Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze
Feb5.3Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
Mar5.6Light breeze11.9Gentle breeze
Apr6.5Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
May6Light breeze13.2Gentle breeze
Jun4.8Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Jul4.3Light breeze11Gentle breeze
Aug3.8Barely noticeable10.1Gentle breeze
Sep4.5Light breeze11.2Gentle breeze
Oct5.2Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Nov5.6Light breeze11.9Gentle breeze
Dec4.9Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan64.2%
Feb58.6%
Mar56%
Apr48.3%
May52.3%
Jun61.6%
Jul62.9%
Aug66.4%
Sep64.9%
Oct62.7%
Nov63.2%
Dec71.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to North Branch?

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 North Branch, 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 North Branch 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 somewhat 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 North Branch Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 74.5°F (23.6°C) and 28.1°F (-2.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 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 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in North Branch, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 32.7°F (0.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 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 North Branch to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 28.1°F (-2.2°C) and 21.2°F (-6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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