North Dakota climate guide

Temperature in North Dakota (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
-7°C maximum daytime temperature in January in North Dakota (Bismarck)-7
-3°C maximum daytime temperature in February in North Dakota (Bismarck)-3
4°C maximum daytime temperature in March in North Dakota (Bismarck)4
13°C maximum daytime temperature in April in North Dakota (Bismarck)13
20°C maximum daytime temperature in May in North Dakota (Bismarck)20
25°C maximum daytime temperature in June in North Dakota (Bismarck)25
29°C maximum daytime temperature in July in North Dakota (Bismarck)29
28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in North Dakota (Bismarck)28
21°C maximum daytime temperature in September in North Dakota (Bismarck)21
15°C maximum daytime temperature in October in North Dakota (Bismarck)15
4°C maximum daytime temperature in November in North Dakota (Bismarck)4
-4°C maximum daytime temperature in December in North Dakota (Bismarck)-4
Min temperature (night-time)
-19°C minimum night-time temperature in January in North Dakota (Bismarck)-19
-15°C minimum night-time temperature in February in North Dakota (Bismarck)-15
-8°C minimum night-time temperature in March in North Dakota (Bismarck)-8
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in April in North Dakota (Bismarck)-1
6°C minimum night-time temperature in May in North Dakota (Bismarck)6
11°C minimum night-time temperature in June in North Dakota (Bismarck)11
14°C minimum night-time temperature in July in North Dakota (Bismarck)14
12°C minimum night-time temperature in August in North Dakota (Bismarck)12
6°C minimum night-time temperature in September in North Dakota (Bismarck)6
0°C minimum night-time temperature in October in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
-8°C minimum night-time temperature in November in North Dakota (Bismarck)-8
-16°C minimum night-time temperature in December in North Dakota (Bismarck)-16

Sunshine & Daylight in North Dakota

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
9 hours of daylight per day in January in North Dakota (Bismarck)9
10 hours of daylight per day in February in North Dakota (Bismarck)10
12 hours of daylight per day in March in North Dakota (Bismarck)12
14 hours of daylight per day in April in North Dakota (Bismarck)14
15 hours of daylight per day in May in North Dakota (Bismarck)15
16 hours of daylight per day in June in North Dakota (Bismarck)16
15 hours of daylight per day in July in North Dakota (Bismarck)15
14 hours of daylight per day in August in North Dakota (Bismarck)14
13 hours of daylight per day in September in North Dakota (Bismarck)13
11 hours of daylight per day in October in North Dakota (Bismarck)11
9 hours of daylight per day in November in North Dakota (Bismarck)9
9 hours of daylight per day in December in North Dakota (Bismarck)9

Rainfall in North Dakota

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
8 days with some rainfall in January in North Dakota (Bismarck)8
7 days with some rainfall in February in North Dakota (Bismarck)7
8 days with some rainfall in March in North Dakota (Bismarck)8
9 days with some rainfall in April in North Dakota (Bismarck)9
10 days with some rainfall in May in North Dakota (Bismarck)10
11 days with some rainfall in June in North Dakota (Bismarck)11
9 days with some rainfall in July in North Dakota (Bismarck)9
8 days with some rainfall in August in North Dakota (Bismarck)8
7 days with some rainfall in September in North Dakota (Bismarck)7
5 days with some rainfall in October in North Dakota (Bismarck)5
6 days with some rainfall in November in North Dakota (Bismarck)6
8 days with some rainfall in December in North Dakota (Bismarck)8
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
10 mm monthly rainfall in January in North Dakota (Bismarck)10
10 mm monthly rainfall in February in North Dakota (Bismarck)10
18 mm monthly rainfall in March in North Dakota (Bismarck)18
40 mm monthly rainfall in April in North Dakota (Bismarck)40
55 mm monthly rainfall in May in North Dakota (Bismarck)55
72 mm monthly rainfall in June in North Dakota (Bismarck)72
55 mm monthly rainfall in July in North Dakota (Bismarck)55
44 mm monthly rainfall in August in North Dakota (Bismarck)44
37 mm monthly rainfall in September in North Dakota (Bismarck)37
23 mm monthly rainfall in October in North Dakota (Bismarck)23
12 mm monthly rainfall in November in North Dakota (Bismarck)12
12 mm monthly rainfall in December in North Dakota (Bismarck)12

More climate for North Dakota

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in January in North Dakota (Bismarck)1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in February in North Dakota (Bismarck)2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in March in North Dakota (Bismarck)3
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in April in North Dakota (Bismarck)5
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in May in North Dakota (Bismarck)6
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in June in North Dakota (Bismarck)8
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in July in North Dakota (Bismarck)8
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in August in North Dakota (Bismarck)7
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in September in North Dakota (Bismarck)5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in October in North Dakota (Bismarck)3
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in November in North Dakota (Bismarck)1
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in December in North Dakota (Bismarck)1
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
No heat & humidity in February in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
No heat & humidity in March in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
No heat & humidity in April in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
No heat & humidity in May in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
No heat & humidity in June in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
Moderate heat & humidity in July in North Dakota (Bismarck)M
Low heat & humidity in August in North Dakota (Bismarck)L
No heat & humidity in September in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
No heat & humidity in October in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
No heat & humidity in November in North Dakota (Bismarck)0
No heat & humidity in December in North Dakota (Bismarck)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for North Dakota, represented by Bismarck, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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