THANKSGIVING DAY CLIMATE INFORMATION

BISMARCK     DICKINSON       JAMESTOWN       MINOT      WILLISTON

BISMARCK THANKSGIVING WEATHER EXTREMES

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
62 2002 -24 1985
59 1998 -23 1996
58 1932 -16 1977
54 1901 -15 1876/1893
53 1890 -14 1880/1955

FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
-5 1893 34 1899/1939
-2 1985 33 2001
0 1950 32 1901/1932/1987
2 1977 30 1885/1923/1953
6 1896 29 1976

 

FIVE WETTEST FIVE SNOWIEST
0.17 1931 5.5 1993
0.14 1977 4 1896
0.13 1964/1993 2.9 1977
0.12 1957 2.6 1964
0.08 1956 2.0 1908


During the period from 1874-2010: there have been 23 days with a trace of precipitation, 37 days with >0.01 of an inch and 76 days with no precipitation. Also, during the same period, there were 20 days with a trace of snowfall, 37 days with measurable snowfall (>0.1 of an inch), and 85 days with no snowfall.

* During a 4 day period in 1993 ( Nov 22nd-Nov 27th), there was a snowstorm that produced 28.3 inches of snowfall.

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DICKINSON THANKSGIVING WEATHER EXTREMES

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
65 1998 -20 1893
60 2009 -17 1977
59 2002 -14 1905/1950
57 1901/1913/1960 -6 1938/1958
52 1972 -4 1975

FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
-6 1985 34 1998
-4 1896 31 2002/2004
-2 1950 30 1939/1947/2001
0 1977 29 1941/1986
6 1958 28 1936/48/53/60/99/2006

 

FIVE WETTEST FIVE SNOWIEST
1.40 1896 14 1896
0.31 1993 7 1993
0.25 1915 2 1897/1915
0.20 1897/1908 1.8 1977
0.19 1931 1.7 1964


During the period 1893 to 2010:
There have been 24 days with measurable snowfall (at least 0.1 inches).
Dickinson has had 20 Thanksgivings with a trace of snow and 73 days with no snowfall.

During a 3-day  period in 1993, Nov 23rd-25th...there was a snowstorm that brought a total of 14.1 inches of snow. The most (7 inches) fell on the 25th.

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JAMESTOWN THANKSGIVING WEATHER EXTREMES

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
62 1914 -27 1905
59 1939 -18 1893
54 1932 -16 1985
53 2002 -13 1950
51 1998 -11 1930

 

FIVE LOWEST HIGHS FIVE HIGHEST LOWS
-4 1950/1985 38 1914
-1 1977 36 1939
0 1893/1905 33 1986
4 1955 32 1998/2001
8 1945 30 1912

 

FIVE WETTEST FIVE SNOWIEST
0.35 1993 10.0 1896
0.24 1943/1964 5.8 1993
0.22 1965 4.0 1953
0.18 1956 3.0 1964
0.15 1976 2.6 1943


During the period 1893 to 2010:
There have been 21 days with measurable snowfall (at least 0.1 inches)...14 days with a trace and 81 days with no snowfall.

From Nov 22nd-27th, 1993, there was a snowstorm that brought the city 23.4 inches of snowfall.

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MINOT THANKSGIVING WEATHER EXTREMES               

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
56 2002 -14 1977
55 1939 -13 1950
51 1972 -12 1985
50 1998 -6 1930/51/55/58/64
49 1999 -3 1945/2007

 

FIVE COLDEST HIGHS FIVE WARMEST LOWS
-1 1977/1985 34 1939
0 1950 32 1932
2 1955 31 1986/1988
4 1945 29 1923/2001
5 1958 28 1932/1967

 

FIVE WETTEST FIVE SNOWIEST
0.55 1964 7.8 1993
0.37 1993 6.0 1964
0.25 1953 2.5 1953
0.11 1948 2.0 1948
0.10 1926  0.8  1975


During the period 1923 to 2010:
Minot has had 16 Thanksgivings with measurable snowfall (>0.1 inches), 23 days with a trace and 47 days with now snowfall.

From Nov 22nd-26th, 1993, there was a snowstorm that brought the city 19.4 inches of snowfall.

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WILLISTON THANKSGIVING WEATHER EXTREMES

FIVE WARMEST FIVE COLDEST
56 2002 -18 1977
55 1998 -17 1985
48 1999 -8 1989
46 1979/2001/2004 -6 2003
43 2008 -4 1964

 

FIVE LOWEST HIGHS FIVE HIGHEST LOWS
-6 1985 30 1998
-1 1977 26 1984/1988/2002
11 1964 25 1987/1999
13 1993 23 1972/2001
15 1965 22 2004

 

FIVE WETTEST FIVE SNOWIEST
0.20 1964 2.0 1964
0.15 1976 0.9 1978
0.07 1965/1977 0.8 1965/1976/1977
0.06 1978 0.7 1993
0.05 1967/2004  0.4  1963


During the period 1962 to 2010:
Williston has had 12 Thanksgivings with measurable snowfall (>0.1 inches), 10 days with a trace and 25 days with no snowfall.

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updated 09/28/2011

 


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