Average Snowfall for Montana in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January 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 January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.9 Cut Bank 4.0 10.2
6.4 Flathead Lake, Polson 7.6 19.3
4.1 Gibson Reservoir Dam 6.8 17.3
10.5 Kalispell 12.7 32.3
7.4 Libby 10.2 25.9
9.4 Missoula 8.3 21.1
3.8 Rogers Pass 12.0 30.5
12.3 Seeley Lake 28.8 73.2
12.6 West Glacier 29.5 74.9
9.9 Whitefish 17.0 43.2

Southwestern Montana

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.7 Bozeman 12.9 32.8
7.6 Butte 8.1 20.6
13.0 Hebgen Lake Dam 41.5 105.4
5.6 Helena 6.2 15.7
4.2 Sula 5.9 15.0
5.5 Virginia City 10.6 26.9

South - Central Montana

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.1 Billings 8.4 21.3
15.5 Cooke City 35.5 90.2
6.6 Mystic Lake 16.6 42.2
5.1 Red Lodge 16.9 42.9

Eastern Montana

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.2 Glasgow 8.0 20.3
3.6 Glendive 4.1 10.4
7.1 Great Falls 8.5 21.6
6.9 Havre City 6.8 17.3
7.7 Lewistown 9.8 24.9
5.0 Miles City 5.8 14.7
Reference

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

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