CHRISTMAS WEATHER INFORMATION 

BISMARCK     DICKINSON      JAMESTOWN       MINOT      WILLISTON 

BISMARCK CHRISTMAS DAY WEATHER EXTREMES:

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
49 1999 -35 1884
45 1922/1943/1963 -34 1990
44 1919/1991 -30 1914
43 1994 -24 1902
 42 1928/1997 -23 1933

 FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
-10 1996 30 1919/1999
-8 1892 27 1959
-7 1914/1990 26 1922/1943/1953
-5 1891/1902 25 1928/1940
-4 1935 24 1956/2003/2005/2007

FIVE SNOWIEST FIVE WITH MOST SNOW ON GROUND
9.2 2009 13 1927
5.2 1916 11 1916
4.1 1950 10 1993
3.2 1968 9 1977/1996
2.4 1904 8 1955/1978

During the period 1893  to 2010:
There have been 22 Christmas days with measurable snowfall (>0.1 inches)...33 days
with a trace and 62 days with no snowfall.

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DICKINSON CHRISTMAS DAY WEATHER EXTREMES:

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
51 1963/2005 -29 1983/1996
47 1940 -27 1937
46 1991/1994 -21 1914/1917/1990
45 1931/1938/1943 -20 1933
 44 1956/1999 -17 1924

 FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
-14 1996 33 1963
-7 1934 32 1919
-6 1990 31 1994
-4 1916/1933 28 1956/1999/2005
-3 1921 25 1922

FIVE SNOWIEST FIVE WITH MOST SNOW ON GROUND
11.4 2009 8 1964/1968/1985/1996/2009
2.5 1916 7 1977
2.0 1904/1942 6 1901/1978/1993
1.9 1978 5 1903/1925/1944/1946/1948/1971
1.7 1950/1968 4 1983/1984

During the period 1893  to 2010:
There have been 22 Christmas days with measurable snowfall (>0.1 inches)...22 days
with a trace and 72 days with no snowfall.

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JAMESTOWN CHRISTMAS DAY WEATHER EXTREMES:

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
46 1999 -25 1933
44 1943 -24 1902/1914/1917
42 1994 -23 1996
41 1919 -22 1924
40 1905/1928/1929/1991 -20 1935/1937

FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
-14 1996 33 1922
-7 1990 28 1940/1953
-6 1935 26 1994
-4 1933 25 1912/1959/1995
-2 1914/1925 24 1905/1930/1931/1943

FIVE SNOWIEST FIVE WITH MOST SNOW ON GROUND
8.2 1950 22 1996
2.1 1949 15 1949
2.0 1903/1904/1912/1920/2009 12 1960/1985
1.9 1993 11 1993
1.6 1968 10 1935/1983

During the period 1893  to 2010:
There have been 16 Christmas days with measurable snowfall (>0.1 inches)......23 days with a trace
and 76 days with no snowfall.

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MINOT CHRISTMAS DAY WEATHER EXTREMES:

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
48 1999 -26 1933
47 1931 -23 1934
44 1943 -21 1996
42 1928 -20 1924/1935
41 2005 -16 1925

FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
-12 1996 28 1953/1999
-9 1935 27 1991
-5 1933 26 2005
-4 1934 25 1943
-3 1964 24 1928

FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
3.8 1950 14 1948
3.0 2009 13 1967
2.2 1975 12 1983/1996
1.6 1960 10 1958/1964/1974/2009
1.0 1934/1938/1942 9 1950/1969/1977

During the period 1923 to 2010:
There have been 19 Christmas days with measurable snowfall (>0.1 inches)...23 days with a trace
and 45 days with no snowfall.

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WILLISTON CHRISTMAS DAY WEATHER EXTREMES:

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
46 1963 -32 1996
45 1991 -27 1964
44 2005 -20 1983
43 1999 -17 1988
40 1994 -14 1998

FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
-17 1996 26 1975
-6 1990 25 1979
-5 1964 24 2005
3 1983 23 1999
4 1988 21 1956/2007

 

FIVE SNOWIEST FIVE WITH MOST SNOW ON GROUND
4.5 2009 15 1996
1.0 1980 12 1964
0.7 1988 8 2000
0.5 1964 6 1968/1970/1977/1978/1983/1995
0.4 1965/1968/1973/1989 5 1980/1982/2002


During the period 1956 to 2010:
Williston has had 2 Christmas days with more than an inch or more of snowfall, 9 days with a trace and 42 days with no snowfall.

 

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UPDATED: 9/28/11


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