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Strong Storms for Midwest; Very Active Weather Pattern for West

Strong thunderstorms with isolated severe hail are possible today across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota today. Otherwise, a very active and wet weather pattern is expected through early next week for the West Coast and Western U.S. A number of Pacific storm systems will deliver enhanced and excessive rainfall along with mountain snow. 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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