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Grand Forks Region Geographic statistics

Land in square miles

  City of Grand Forks Grand Forks County Polk County(MN)
Land area 19.91 1,436.38 1,971.13

Distance to other cities (from City of Grand Forks)

Fargo, N.D. 81 miles
Bismarck, N.D. 272 miles
Minot, N.D. 213 miles
Williston, N.D. 336 miles
Winnipeg, Manitoba 147 miles
Minneapolis, MN 315 miles
Sioux Falls, SD 321 miles
Chicago, IL 723 miles
Denver, CO 929 miles
Seattle, WA 1,502 miles


Avg. annual high temp.   50.6 degrees
Avg. annual low templ 29.8 degrees
Highest recorded temp. 109 degrees
Lowest recorded temp. -43 degrees
Avg. annual precipitation 19.35 inches
Avg. precipitation days 88.2 days
Avg. annual snowfall 37.2 inches
Avg. snowy days 26.6
Source: NOAA  
Tornado activity  less than 5% likelihood
Seismic Activity probability      extremely low
Flooding 500 year flood protection


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