The best times to visit Eastern North Dakota for ideal weather are
May 21st to September 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Eastern North Dakota Travel Guide
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Weather in Eastern North Dakota
Average temperatures in Eastern North Dakota vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 53rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Eastern North Dakota, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 84.1°F (28.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.6°F (16.4°C) at night.
Eastern North Dakota Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Eastern North Dakota Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Eastern North Dakota Perceived Temperature (F)
Eastern North Dakota Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Eastern North Dakota Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Eastern North Dakota.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Eastern North Dakota (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Eastern North Dakota has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (61.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (82.6%).
Wind in Eastern North Dakota is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by April and February. January’s average wind speed of around 11.6 knots (13.3 MPH or 21.4 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early October where average top sustained speeds reach 20.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Eastern North Dakota.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||11.6||Significant breeze||19.8||Strong breeze|
|Feb||10.9||Gentle breeze||18.3||Strong breeze|
|Mar||10.4||Gentle breeze||18.1||Strong breeze|
|Apr||10.9||Gentle breeze||19.1||Strong breeze|
|May||10.1||Gentle breeze||18.5||Strong breeze|
|Jun||8.7||Gentle breeze||17.1||Strong breeze|
|Jul||8.2||Gentle breeze||15.9||Strong breeze|
|Aug||7.3||Gentle breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8.5||Gentle breeze||16.2||Strong breeze|
|Oct||10||Gentle breeze||18.2||Strong breeze|
|Nov||10.5||Gentle breeze||18.3||Strong breeze|
|Dec||10||Gentle breeze||16.8||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Eastern North Dakota?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Eastern North Dakota, ND, US is August, followed by March and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Eastern North Dakota in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Eastern North Dakota Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.4°F (21.3°C) and 16.9°F (-8.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Eastern North Dakota, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 77.3°F (25.2°C) and 27.4°F (-2.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Eastern North Dakota to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and 15.2°F (-9.3°C). These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.