1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.
2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.
3 Snow manually measured usually around 7AM and 7PM.
5 Estimated amount of water needed to replace the water used by plants and evaporation from the past week. (Negative numbers mean amount of water needed, positive numbers mean excess water is present).
6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated hourly between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.
9 Solar Index represents either an absolute scale of solar energy (W/m²) using the station’s recorded maximum or a percentage of computed theoretical solar maximum using the station’s location and time of day. These indices differ most when the sun is low on the horizon. The current scale is shown, and will toggle if it or the icon is clicked.
10 Historical average only to day 3 of just the month of March for this station since 2004.
11 Historical average rain this season to day 3 of March for this station since 2004.
NWS Weather Forecast -
Outlook Today & Tonight
Chance Snow Hi 21 °F
NWS forecast: A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast in the morning, becoming cloudy in the afternoon. A chance of snow in the morning, then a slight chance of snow in the afternoon. Breezy and cold. High 20°, but temperatures falling in the afternoon. Wind chill ranging from -4 to 6. Wind northwest around 13 mph, gusting to 26 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Precipitation (liquid equivalent) mostly less than a tenth of an inch. Snow accumulation about half an inch. Local station forecast:Mostly cloudy and cooler. precipitation possible within 12 hours, possibly heavy at times. windy.
Mostly Cloudy Lo -14 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -36. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy to cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy after midnight. Cold. Low -5°. Wind chill ranging from -18 to -4. Wind northwest around 9 mph, gusting to 21 mph.
HEAT Although Bemidji residents may feel that their city MUST be the hottest place around at times, top honors go to Moorhead, where the mercury climbed to 114°F on July 6, 1936. Bemidji's hottest day came on July 11, 1936, where it reached 107°F.