Weather Forecast

WDAY Meteorologist Daryl Ritchison said after a brief warm up on Friday, the cold air returns.

December fourth coldest on record


Everyone who shivered a bit and thought this past December was one of the coldest Decembers on record was right. Records from the National Weather Service indicate that December 2013 ranked as the fourth coldest of all time in Jamestown.

The average temperature for the month was 4.6 degrees, according to Patrick Ayd, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Bismarck. The coldest December ever for Jamestown occurred in 1983 when the average temperature was minus 1.

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