• Today

    Aug 3

    80°Lo 49°

    Sunshine

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      11%
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    Aug 4

    79°Lo 57°

    Partly sunny and pleasant

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      47%
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Wed

    Aug 5

    75°Lo 59°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      6
  • Thu

    Aug 6

    74°Lo 58°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      71%
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      4.5
    more
  • Fri

    Aug 7

    75°Lo 58°

    Mostly cloudy with a t-storm

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      32%
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
    more
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Hi 75° RealFeel® 82° Precipitation 60%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0.2 in
  • Rain: 0.2 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs
Lo 59° RealFeel® 57° Precipitation 60%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • ESE 2 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Cloudy with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0.2 in
  • Rain: 0.2 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs

Temperature History - Aug 5

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  Today Normal Record 8/5/2014
High 75° 80° N/A 78°
Low 59° 60° N/A 56°

Solunar Information for Benson, MN

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:11 AM with 14:34 of sunlight, then sets at 8:45 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:48 PM with 13:57 of moolight, then sets at 1:45 PM

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