The best times to visit Roseau for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Roseau Travel Info

Weather in Roseau

Temperature

Average temperatures in Roseau 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 less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Roseau, 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 80.3°F (26.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.2°F (12.3°C) at night.

Roseau Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Roseau 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.

Roseau Perceived Temperature (F)

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Roseau Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Roseau 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 16.1 4.3 -6.3
Feb 18.7 6.2 -5.6
Mar 35.9 23.6 12.8
Apr 51.2 38.4 26.7
May 65.1 51.6 39.2
Jun 74.2 62 50.2
Jul 79.7 66.9 54.5
Aug 78.6 64.8 52
Sep 70.8 56.2 44
Oct 55.1 43.2 33.4
Nov 36.7 26.8 18.5
Dec 18.9 9.2 0.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -8.8 -15.4 -21.3
Feb -7.4 -14.3 -20.9
Mar 2.2 -4.7 -10.7
Apr 10.7 3.6 -2.9
May 18.4 10.9 4
Jun 23.4 16.7 10.1
Jul 26.5 19.4 12.5
Aug 25.9 18.2 11.1
Sep 21.6 13.4 6.7
Oct 12.8 6.2 0.8
Nov 2.6 -2.9 -7.5
Dec -7.3 -12.7 -17.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Roseau are November, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late October to early November. For example, on the week of October 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Roseau? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Roseau is often around around February 26th 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 Roseau.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Roseau (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 10% 4.5 1
Feb 9% 6.7 0.9
Mar 10% 8.1 1.1
Apr 13% 0.4 1.6
May 22% 0.4 3.8
Jun 27% 0 3.9
Jul 19% 0 3.1
Aug 16% 0 2.4
Sep 16% 0 2.6
Oct 13% 0.4 2.1
Nov 9% 0.6 1.5
Dec 14% 1.3 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 11.4 2.5
Feb 9 17 2.3
Mar 10 20.6 2.8
Apr 13 1 4.1
May 22 1 9.7
Jun 27 0 9.9
Jul 19 0 7.9
Aug 16 0 6.1
Sep 16 0 6.6
Oct 13 1 5.3
Nov 9 1.5 3.8
Dec 14 3.3 6.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Roseau has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (72.5%).

Wind in Roseau is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 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 mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 13.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 6 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 12.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Jul 5 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.7 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.2%
Feb 62.7%
Mar 59.6%
Apr 49.1%
May 54%
Jun 62%
Jul 63.2%
Aug 64.2%
Sep 64.1%
Oct 65.4%
Nov 70.9%
Dec 72.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Roseau?

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 Roseau, MN, US is August, followed by March and February. 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 Roseau in June. 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 55.6 in June means 55.6% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Roseau Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.6°F (21.4°C) and 22.7°F (-5.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 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 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Roseau, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.4°F (23°C) and 25.8°F (-3.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 Roseau to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 22.7°F (-5.2°C) and 14.4°F (-9.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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