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Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

 

 

           

           

           

           

 
Extremes

 

How hot does it get in North Dakota?

 

Record Maximum Temperatures

 

May

June

July

August

September

Bismarck

102

111

114

109

105

Williston

106

108

110

108

104

Dickinson

102

109

114

108

104

Minot

105

109

109

107

106

Jamestown

107

107

118

107

107

 

The highest temperature ever recorded in North Dakota was 121 °F in Steele on July 6, 1936.


 

How cold does it get in North Dakota?

 

Record Minimum Temperatures

 

November

December

January

February

Bismarck

-30

-43

-45

-45

Williston

-27

-50

-42

-50

Dickinson

-22

-37

-44

-47

Minot

-27

-44

-47

-49

Jamestown

-27

-40

-41

-42

 

The coldest temperature ever recorded in North Dakota occurred in the same year as the highest North Dakota temperature, -60 °F in Parshall on February 15, 1936.

 


 

     ***Please note that the record temperature, precipitation, and snowfall data is preliminary 
 and has not undergone
final quality control by the National Climatic Data Center.  
Final and certified climate data can be accessed at the NCDC.
Information regarding 
the 1981-2010 Normals can 
be found at the NCDC's normals page
All temperature data are in degrees Fahrenheit, while all precipitation
data (including both liquid and snow) are in inches
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