Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Grand Forks, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Grand Forks, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Grand Forks, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America by month

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January

January in Grand Forks can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) to high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Grand Forks can be bitter cold and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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March

March in Grand Forks is frigid and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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April

If you go to Grand Forks in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

If you vacation in Grand Forks during May, you may find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

In June, Grand Forks is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Grand Forks, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

In July, Grand Forks is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Grand Forks, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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August

August in Grand Forks is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Grand Forks is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October for Grand Forks can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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November

November in Grand Forks can be extremely cold and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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December

If you go to Grand Forks in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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