Fargo Climate and Weather

Fargo has the humid continental climate typical of the Great Plains, with four distinct seasons and huge swings in temperature throughout the year. The city experiences long, cold winters with heavy snow, and warm, humid summers with frequent thunderstorms.

Summers (June to August) have average temperatures between 55F (13C) and 82F (28C). May and June are the wettest months. Winters (December to March) are bitterly cold, with temperatures below freezing for weeks on end, and an average of 52 inches (132cm) of snow each season.