Heat-related Illness Mortality: MNPH Data Access - MN Dept. of Health
Heat-related deaths are the most severe health outcome from heat exposure. Deaths directly attributable to heat are not common in Minnesota. Heat-related deaths are sometimes not identified as being caused by heat, which means that data may underestimate heat-related deaths.
Heat-related illness directly accounted for 73 deaths in Minnesota from 2000-2021. In 2001, there was a high death count, with 19 deaths due to heat-related illness.
Heat-related deaths occur in the warm summer months (May-September). Overall, from 2000 to 2021, July had the highest number of heat-related deaths (33).
Last updated: May 2022