Grand Forks
North Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Grand Forks, ND

The aerial view of the grand University of North Dakota located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, as well as its environs of green tree scene and many roads
The aerial view of the grand University of North Dakota located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, as well as its environs of green tree scene and many roads
December, the first month of the winter, in Grand Forks, is still a freezing cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 2.7°F (-16.3°C) and an average high of 20.3°F (-6.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature significantly decreases, from a wintry 35.1°F (1.7°C) in November, to a freezing cold 20.3°F (-6.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Grand Forks, is 2.7°F (-16.3°C).

Rainfall

In Grand Forks, during December, the rain falls for 8.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.6" (15.5mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Grand Forks, there are 103.3 rainfall days, and 20.8" (528.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Grand Forks. In Grand Forks, snow falls for 9.7 days, with typically accumulated 10.6" (269.2mm) of snow. In Grand Forks, North Dakota, during the entire year, snow falls for 42.2 days, and aggregates up to 47.8" (1214.1mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Grand Forks is December, with an average of 8.5h of daylight.

What is the temperature in December in Grand Forks?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, is 20.3°F (-6.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 2.7°F (-16.3°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Grand Forks?

In Grand Forks, in December, during 8.5 rainfall days, 0.6" (15.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Grand Forks in December?

In Grand Forks, in December, snow falls for 9.7 days, with typically accumulated 10.6" (269.2mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Grand Forks?

With an average of 8.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Grand Forks.

How many hours of daylight does Grand Forks have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Grand Forks is 8.5h.
Average temperature in December - Grand Forks, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 20.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 2.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.1°F).

Average rainfall in December - Grand Forks, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.5").

Average rainfall days in December - Grand Forks, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.6 days).

Average snowfall in December - Grand Forks, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 10.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (11.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Grand Forks, ND
  • Average snowfall days in December: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December - Grand Forks, ND
  • Average daylight in December: 8.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).