Average Snowfall for North Dakota in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in North Dakota. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Central and Western North Dakota.

Eastern North Dakota

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9.5 Fargo 11.2 28.4
7.8 Grand Forks 10.9 27.7
6.1 Jamestown 7.5 19.1
5.1 Valley City 8.7 22.1
3.9 Wahpeton 3.3 8.4

Central North Dakota

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.0 Bismarck 9.3 23.6
5.8 Bottineau 7.9 20.1
3.4 Garrison 8.8 22.4
7.7 Minot 7.6 19.3
4.1 Rugby 6.1 15.5

Western North Dakota

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.3 Dickinson 6.5 16.5
5.1 Kenmare 5.4 13.7
4.3 Medora 6.0 15.2
3.5 Powers Lake 4.6 11.7
6.1 Pretty Rock Wildlife Refuge 7.3 18.5
9.1 Williston 9.5 24.1
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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