A crowd gathers under tents and gray skies for a Memorial Day service at Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights. Photo by Tom Halden / FOX 9 News.
MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -
Doesn't it seem like every Memorial Day weekend in Minnesota is cold, rainy or cold and rainy? FOX 9's Rob Olson headed to the lakes and campgrounds this Memorial Day and found that while the day off is enjoyable, the weather is never reliable.
LAST 20 MEMORIAL DAYS
10 of the last 20 Memorial Days in the Twin Cities had rain, ranging from trace amounts six times to 0.19 inches in 2012.
High temperatures ranged from 60 to 94 degrees. - 7 times in the 60s - 8 times in the 70s - 3 times in the 80s - 2 times in the 90s
LAST 10 MEMORIAL DAYS
4 of the last 10 had rain.
High temperatures ranged from 65 (2008) to 94 (2006) - Twice in 60s - 4 times in 70s - 3 times in 80s - Once in 90s
IT COULD BE WORSE
A Memorial Day weekend storm has dropped three feet of snow on a New York ski mountain near the Vermont boarder.