Coldest Cities in the United States

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  • Post last modified:October 9, 2021

The United States of America includes both cold and hot parts. Alaska, North and South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Minnesota, for example, are the coldest states in the United States as compared to the rest of the country. The population of America’s coolest cities varies is low due to cold weather.

Alaska is the American state that has the coldest climates. Tourist attractions such as lakes, landscapes, climate, and historical monuments and architecture are found in some of the coldest cities mentioned below.

1. Fairbanks

Fairbanks is a city in Alaska that spans 32.7 square miles and is located at an elevation of 446 feet, with a population of 51,926 according to the 2010 census. The city’s coldest day is -41.1oF in January, while the warmest is 48.2 degrees in March.

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Fairbank Street, United States of America, Photo by Carrie Yang on Unsplash

2. Grand Forks

Grand Forks is the third-largest city in North Dakota, with a population of 52,838 according to the 2010 census. The temperature ever recorded is -32.8oF, while the highest recorded temperature is 66.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

3. Bismarck

Bismarck is the capital of North Dakota, with a population of 61,272 people according to the 2010 census. It is located at an elevation of 1,686 feet above sea level. The coldest recorded temperature is -33oF, while the highest recorded temperature is 21.3 degrees Fahrenheit.

4. Fargo

Fargo is North Dakota’s largest city, with a population of 105,549 according to the 2010 census. The coldest month is January, with a low of -33°F, while the warmest month is March, with a high of 68°F.

5. Watertown

It is a city in South Dakota with a population of 21,482 according to the 2010 census. It is part of a 7.9-square-mile watershed. In March, the lowest temperature was -29.2oF, while the highest temperature was around 70o F.

6. Aberdeen

This is a city in South Dakota, United States, with a population of 26,091 people according to the 2010 census. The coldest temperature was about 28.0 degrees Fahrenheit in January, while the hottest temperature was around 70oF in March.

7. Laramie

The population of this city in Albany Country, Wyoming, is about 30,000. The coldest month in Laramie is January, with a low of -27.4°F, while the warmest month is March, with a high of 61°F.

8. Sioux Falls

Sioux City is the biggest city in South Dakota, with a population of about 153,000 people. It is also one of America’s most popular tourist destinations. The temperature in January is about -29.9oF.

9. Duluth

Duluth is the state capital and biggest city in Minnesota, with a population of 86,265 as per the 2010 census. In the month of January, the city’s lowest temperature is about 23.0o F.

10. Butte-Silver Bow

Butte is a city in Montana, United States, with a population of 34,200 people. It is Montana’s fifth-largest city. The coldest month of the year is December, with temperatures dipping below -25.0°F.

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