Climate for North Dakota
(United States)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 5 measuring stations in North Dakota.
Weather stations at an altitude above 790m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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North Dakota is one of the coldest regions in the United States with an average daily high temperature of only 13 degrees centigrade. The climate is much more unsettled than in central Europe and offers varied seasons with deep winters and warm summers.

Travel season

Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in the United States
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in the United States
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in the United States
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in the United States
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in the United States

The most important cities in the region of North Dakota

North Dakota is a part of of the United States and has an east-west extension of about 530 km. From north to south it is approximately 240 km. The biggest cities are Fargo and Bismarck. The local time is now Wednesday, 12:41 am.

CityPopulationGeo-Position 
Fargo105,54946°52'38"N96°47'23"W
Bismarck61,27246°48'30"N100°47'1"W
Grand Forks52,83847°55'31"N97°1'58"W
Minot40,88848°13'57"N101°17'47"W
West Fargo25,83046°52'30"N96°54'1"W
Mandan18,33146°49'36"N100°53'22"W
Dickinson17,78746°52'45"N102°47'23"W
Jamestown15,42746°54'38"N98°42'30"W
Williston14,71648°8'49"N103°37'5"W
Wahpeton7,76646°15'55"N96°36'21"W
Devils Lake6,81148°6'46"N98°51'54"W
Valley City6,58546°55'24"N98°0'11"W
Minot Air Force Base5,52148°25'15"N101°20'21"W