Climate

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The climate of the Minnesota River Basin is in a constant, gradual change due to global shifts in temperature, precipitation, movement in the crust of the Earth, and wind patterns.

Today

The Minnesota River Basin has a CONTINENTIAL CLIMATE characterized by:

However,

WHEN A SERIES OF CLIMATE CONDITIONS DO NOT HAPPEN IN AN "AVERAGE" WAY OR IN AN UNEXPECTED COMINATION, SEVERE CLIMATIC CONDITIONS CAN OCCUR LIKE FLOODING