In 1983, North Dakota Plunged Into An Arctic Freeze That Makes This Year’s Winter Look Downright Mild

This year’s winter in North Dakota has been pretty harsh so far. It’s even broken records and surpassed Antarctica in temperature with numbers as low as -58 degrees. Throw in the wind and snow and we’ve had some pretty dangerous conditions so far. This hasn’t been the state’s worst winter by far, however. Some may and some may not remember the winter of 1983-84 here in the Peace Garden State. That winter makes this year’s look downright mild, and here’s why:

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Do you remember that winter? It’s crazy how cold and snowy it was! It certainly puts other winters to shame. Check out more of North Dakota’s worst winters by clicking here and yes, this one made the list of course!