MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you’re feeling the chilly temperatures but not seeing the fall colors, you’re not alone. A Minnesota Department of Natural Resources comparison says this year’s leaves are changing later than usual.

Leaves change color mid-September to early October in northern Minnesota, and end mid-October in the most southern cities like Rochester and Albert Lea.

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The DNR says fall colors are mostly determined by weather. The most vibrant colors are seen when a humid, warm summer is exposed to cool, fall days.

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Even the smallest change in September weather can cause colors to slow, whether it’s too cold, warm, dry or wet.

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When the time does come for those yellow and orange colors, the North Shore and Iron Range loop are some of the best places to catch a glimpse, according to Explore Minnesota. Also listed are places closer to the Twin Cities, like Minnehaha Falls and William O’Brien State Park.