Average Snowfall for Montana in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in Montana. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Northwestern, Southwestern, South - Central and Eastern Montana.

Northwestern Montana

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.2 Cut Bank 4.4 11.2
5.9 Flathead Lake, Polson 10.7 27.2
3.1 Gibson Reservoir Dam 7.6 19.3
11.8 Kalispell 16.3 41.4
8.1 Libby 18.5 47.0
9.8 Missoula 11.0 27.9
3.4 Rogers Pass 11.0 27.9
12.0 Seeley Lake 29.5 74.9
13.4 West Glacier 34.3 87.1
9.3 Whitefish 22.8 57.9

Southwestern Montana

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.8 Bozeman 14.6 37.1
8.8 Butte 9.7 24.6
12.4 Hebgen Lake Dam 43.4 110.2
6.0 Helena 7.3 18.5
5.8 Sula 6.1 15.5
5.8 Virginia City 12.2 31.0

South - Central Montana

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.9 Billings 8.2 20.8
15.6 Cooke City 36.4 92.5
7.9 Mystic Lake 18.1 46.0
5.5 Red Lodge 18.7 47.5

Eastern Montana

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
7.1 Glasgow 8.0 20.3
3.4 Glendive 3.6 9.1
7.3 Great Falls 9.0 22.9
6.6 Havre City 7.2 18.3
8.2 Lewistown 9.7 24.6
5.1 Miles City 4.4 11.2
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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