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Fargo Weather Records

Fargo, North Dakota weather data and records from 1942–2022 based on data compiled by the NOAA.
All data displayed in U.S. customary units.
All data displayed in metric units.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Fargo, North Dakota was 106.0 °F41.1 °C which occurred on July 5, 1988.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Fargo, North Dakota was -38.9 °F-39.4 °C which occurred on February 1, 1996.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Fargo Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
☀️ Average high (°F°C) 18.1-7.7 22.7-5.2 36.32.4 54.112.3 68.720.4 78.025.6 82.127.8 80.727.1 72.022.2 55.813.2 38.13.4 24.0-4.5 52.711.5
🌙 Average low (°F°C) 0.6-17.5 4.5-15.3 18.5-7.5 32.40.2 44.97.2 56.013.3 59.815.4 57.214.0 48.59.2 35.72.0 21.2-6.0 7.9-13.4 32.40.2
☀️ Record high (°F°C) 55.012.8 66.018.9 78.125.6 100.037.8 98.136.7 102.038.9 106.041.1 106.041.1 102.038.9 97.036.1 73.923.3 57.013.9 106.041.1
🌙 Record low (°F°C) -36.0-37.8 -38.9-39.4 -34.1-36.7 -7.1-21.7 17.1-8.3 30.0-1.1 36.02.2 33.10.6 19.0-7.2 5.0-15.0 -24.0-31.1 -32.1-35.6 -38.9-39.4
💧 Average precipitation (inchescm) 0.71.8 0.71.7 1.23.2 1.53.9 3.17.9 4.310.9 3.17.8 2.66.6 2.76.8 2.25.5 1.02.5 0.92.3 24.060.8
💧 Daily % chance precipitation 28.8 26.2 24.9 27.3 36.9 39.3 31.3 27.7 29.1 27.5 25.2 32.2 29.7
❄️ Average snow (inchescm) 10.326.1 8.120.6 9.223.5 4.110.3 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 1.23.0 6.817.4 11.529.3 51.2130.1
❄️ Daily % chance snow 30.6 26.5 17.6 7.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.8 17.9 32.9 11.4
More Fargo Weather Records
1942–2022
Highest daily low 80.1 °F26.7 °C August 19, 1976
Lowest daily high -27.9 °F-33.3 °C February 1, 1996
Most daily precipitation 4.7 inches12.0 cm August 8, 1943
Most monthly precipitation 11.7 inches29.8 cm June 2000
Most yearly precipitation 34.8 inches88.4 cm 2000
Earliest freeze September 9 2020
Latest freeze June 20 1969
Earliest snow September 25 1942
Latest snow May 21 1963
Most daily snow 16.3 inches41.4 cm January 22, 1982
Most monthly snow 33.5 inches85.1 cm December 2008
Most yearly snow 98.3 inches249.7 cm 1996
Fargo Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 12 days May 6–17, 1998
Without precipitation 45 days Oct 30 – Dec 13, 1999
With snow 10 days Dec 15–24, 1974
High temperature ≤ 32 °F0 °C
freezing temperatures
86 days Nov 26, 1964 – Feb 19, 1965
High temperature ≥ 80 °F27 °C 42 days Jul 10 – Aug 20, 2021
High temperature ≥ 90 °F32 °C 7 days Jun 15–21, 1995
High temperature ≥ 100 °F38 °C 3 days Aug 18–20, 1976
Fargo Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1942–2022 Hector International Airport location