Brainerd Weather including Baxter and the brainerd Lakes Area varies signifigantly throughout the year. Hot summers and cold snowy winters combine to make the area a year round draw for a variety of vacationers.
The Brainerd Lakes Area has a warm season that lasts from May 18 to September 14 with an average daily high temperature above 69°F. The hottest day of the year is July 22, with an average high of 81°F and low of 60°F.
The areas cold season lasts from November 25 to February 29 with an average daily high temperature below 31°F. The coldest day of the year is January 10, with an average low of 1°F and high of 18°F.
The length of the day varies significantly throughout the year. The shortest day is December 21 with 8:35 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 20 with 15:48 hours of daylight.