26 February 2018 • 1:28pm. Its annual precipitation hasn’t spiked, but its incidence of heavy rain events certainly has; 2011 saw extensive flooding, with over hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland. Hottest: (tie) 117°F, July 20, 1893, in Glendive and July 5, 1937, in Medicine Lake, Coldest: -70°F, January 20, 1954 in Rogers Pass. Maine has been seeing pretty dramatic changes over the last 100 years, with temperatures increasing by 3°F and winter temperatures since the 1990s increasing twice as fast as summer temperatures. Hottest: (3- way tie) 118°F, July 15, 1934, in Geneva, July 17, 1936, in Hartington and July 24, 1936, in Minden, Coldest: -47°F (tie) December 22, 1989, in Oshkosh and February 12, 1899, in Bridgeport. Nine states had their coldest April low temperatures on record: Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. Averages are for Grand Forks International Airport, which is 7 miles from Grand Forks. South Dakota Mortality Data - 10 leading causes of death by year, 1997-2018 and age group, 2014-2018 South Dakota American Indian Mortality Data - 10 leading causes of death by year, 2004-2018 and age group, 2009-2018; Selected Vital Records - favorite infant … That was also the year that the annual average temperature tied for first place with 1998. These are the 11 myths you need to stop believing right now. This climactically diverse state has actually seen a whopping 2°F, increase in temperature just since the 1970s, and its eastern plains especially have seen an uptick in hot days, over 100°F, and warm nights over 70°F. Coldest: -27°F, January 30, 1966, in New Market. Long terms climate change predictions are for continued and growing vulnerability to increasingly powerful storms. Under the new consent decree, the North Dakota ... when a federal court allowed the voter ID law to take effect less than two months before Election Day. Last year, North Dakota ranked at the bottom with the lowest average temperature, with a … “It certainly can, and we should continue to examine” the lessons we learned in the 1930s, says Easterling. Coldest: -60°F, February 15, 1936, in Parshall. 11 myths you need to stop believing right now. Droughts are this arid/semi-arid state’s top concern—an extended drought ongoing in the Midwest has resulted in historic low water levels in 2009 and 2014—as is a related issue, wildfires. Grand Forks, which is the coldest city in North Dakota and the second-coldest in the US, has recorded temperatures as low as -43 degrees Fahrenheit (-41 Celsius). Hottest: 116°F, July 14, 1936, in Collegeville/St. The Hawkeye State also saw its highest number of extreme precipitation events in the last ten years. North Dakotans buttoning up against this week's cold had good reason: according to the National Weather Service, the temperature in Hettinger, N.D., swooped … In addition to the lack of sun, locals also endure chilly temperatures. North Dakota had its highest number of extreme precipitation events in the last recorded five-year period. Election 2018. It was the same day on which the nearby states of Arkansas and Missouri also saw their coldest temperatures ever recorded! Hottest: (tie) 119°F, August 10, 1898, in Pendleton Downtown and July 29, 1898, in Prineville, Coldest: (tie) -54°F, February 10, 1933, in Seneca and February 9, 1933, in Ukiah, What’s the effect of rising temps on this Pacific Coast state? The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that the 2019 population is 23,133. The News and Observer calls it Moore County's "coldest case." Winters have also gotten warmer from 1990 to 2014. About minus 144°F, according to recent satellite measurements of the coldest known place on the planet. The population was 17,787 at the 2010 census. Eight inches of sea-level rise since the 1880s has also led to an increase in what NOAA calls “nuisance floods” as well as tidal flood days above the nuisance level; it experienced its most ever of these in the years 2009 to 2011. Up to 36 inches of rain caused extensive damage—although it was its flock of 30 tornadoes on one day in April of 2011 that proved fatal, with 24 deaths. It’s getting wetter, too, with precipitation—including extreme precipitation events—as well as sea-level rise going up and up. 30, 1966New Market760Alaska –80–62Jan. Is this going to get worse as the century progresses? The year 2007 was pretty rotten for the Tarheel State: It was the driest year in its history, with a staggering drought taking hold in August, thanks at least in part to a strong high-pressure system called the Bermuda High and to La Nina. Could Dust Bowl-like climate conditions and the “feedback” changes in terms of how land surface interacts with the atmosphere, return to agriculture-heavy states like this one? The waves of cold air that kept the central and eastern states shivering last month clinched an all-time April record for two states and propelled the continental U.S. to its coldest April in more than two decades, according to a state of the climate report released by NOAA on Tuesday. Wisconsin: ... July 30, 2018. The last two decades have seen an increase in very hot days and very warm nights across Idaho, mimicking trends elsewhere. Coldest: -34°F, January 5, 1904, in River Vale. Since 1950, there are 6,256 combined days in June, July, and August. North Dakota can get seriously cold in the wintertime. Erratic temperature fluctuations have wreaked havoc on agriculture: 2012s early spring temperatures, followed by a frost, destroyed fruit crops to the tune of $225 million worth of damage. North Dakota's climate is typical of a continental climate with cold winters and warm-hot summers. This could affect the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, one of the longest bridges in the world. Weather-related disasters have been declared in every county since 2007; these were once a rare occurrence due to the fact that common East Coast hurricanes have not usually made it that far north. Hottest: 114°F, July 28, 1930, in Greensburg, Coldest: -37°F, January 19, 1994, in Shelbyville. Nights, rather than days, are getting warmer here. (ECMWF, Copernicus Climate Change Service), China Tests Engine that Can Go Anyplace on Earth in 2 Hours, Gut-Wrenching Reason Nova Scotia Sends Christmas Tree to Boston Each Year, Another Mystery Monolith Pops Up in Romania After Utah Sculpture Disappears, Mother Nature’s Light Show Stuns in Northern China, Man Rescued from Frigid Waters After Boat Sinks in Alaska. Pennsylvania saw its greatest number of tidal flooding days in 2011, thanks in part to the remnants of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee passing through the state, while 2012 brought a destructive cluster of thunderstorms called a derecho. Fear runs high that another massive, destructive storm will hit again—like Tropical Storm Karen, which hit in September 2019, increasing Puerto Rico’s damage burden. To give you a better idea of the coldest time of year for your area, NCEI has created a “Coldest Day of the Year” map. However, it did see above-average precipitation from 2015 to 2018 and was clobbered by a 2011 “tornado outbreak” across the south, Midwest, and Northeast. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories covering a vast area from South Texas to Canada and from Montana and Wyoming … 2018; North Dakota State Climate Office Navigation. And Feb. 13 was an especially brutal day that year: The state hit a record low of -40°. Foster care is 24-hour out-of-home care for children whose parents are unable, neglect, or refuse to provide for their children's needs. “For example,” says NOAA, a 2015 snow drought “caused hundreds of million dollars in crop losses, as well as negatively impact[ed] local fish populations.”, Hottest: (tie) 111°F, July 9 and 10, 1936, in Phoenixville, Coldest: -42°F, January 5, 1904, in Smethport. To make things worse, it was also rated the worst city for driving in snow and rain in America for 2018. Washington already, normally, gets insane amounts of rain—as much as 150 inches on some parts of the Olympic Peninsula some years—so its lucky that climate trends aren’t bringing more of this. A “derecho” is one of 13 weather terms everyone needs to know. Droughts here are fixing to get more intense, which will have serious implications not only for Colorado but for the states that rely on its rivers for their own water supplies. An unseasonably early blizzard in 2013 brought as much as 55 inches of snow over three days in some locations, leading to the deaths of 45,000 head of livestock. Sure, weather stats are fun—it was how cold in Alabama on that day in 1971?? Two years ago, the winter of 2018-19 began very mild. While Florida's coldest temperature was a measly 2 degrees below zero, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, North Dakota and Minnesota have each seen temperatures fall to at least 60 degrees below zero. While Florida's coldest temperature was a measly 2 degrees below zero, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, North Dakota and Minnesota have each seen temperatures fall to at least 60 degrees below zero. Drought is a massive problem for much of the state and as we’ve seen the past couple of years, this has led to the exacerbation of wildfires; they’re projected to become more frequent and severe. Hottest: 110°F, June 27, 1915, in Fort Yukon, Coldest: -80°F, January 23, 1971, in Prospect Creek. Two of the storms were among the ten largest recorded. Temperatures through early and mid-December were in the 30s and 40s and there was hardly any … An unusually early blast of record cold and snow has spread across much of the central United States in recent days. Nights with below-freezing temps and annual precipitation are also seeing significant five-year plummets.