This is no surprise! 24/7 Wall St just released the 50 coldest cities in America and no surprise, North Dakota has several cities in the top spots. The #1 city is not even close to us.

The coldest city in North America is Fairbanks, Alaska. Here are the stats on the #1 city-

  •  Average monthly minimum temperature: -16.9 F
  •  Average monthly maximum temperature: 52.3 F
  •  Population: 31,891
  • Average annual snowfall: 66.1 in.

#2  Grand Forks, ND

  • Average monthly minimum temperature: -3.1 F
  • Average monthly maximum temperature: 56.3 F
  • Population: 53,315
  • Average annual snowfall: Data unavailable ( but we know it's a lot!)

#3  Fargo, ND

  •  Average monthly minimum temperature: 0.1 F
  •  Average monthly maximum temperature: 59.5 F
  •  Population: 108,371
  •  Average annual snowfall: 42.4 in.

#4  Williston, ND

  •  Average monthly minimum temperature: 0.1 F
  •  Average monthly maximum temperature: 55.8 F
  •  Population: 16,917
  •  Average annual snowfall: 43.8 in.

#8  Bismarck, ND

  •  Average monthly minimum temperature: 2.2 F
  •  Average monthly maximum temperature: 57.4 F
  •  Population: 63,353
  •  Average annual snowfall: 44.9 in.

You can see the entire list of America's 50 Coldest Cities here.

Staff

Think WARM! The east coast is having a difficult winter. It would seem that the winter here in North Dakota is somewhat mild from years past.

Hang in there, spring is just around the corner!

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