Average Snowfall for Montana in October





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during October 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 October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.5 Cut Bank 3.0 7.6
0.2 Flathead Lake, Polson 0.2 0.5
1.4 Gibson Reservoir Dam 3.9 9.9
1.2 Kalispell 1.1 2.8
0.2 Libby 0.6 1.5
0.9 Missoula 0.6 1.5
1.2 Rogers Pass 5.1 13.0
1.2 Seeley Lake 1.8 4.6
0.8 West Glacier 1.7 4.3
0.2 Whitefish 0.3 0.8

Southwestern Montana

October snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.9 Bozeman 5.8 14.7
3.6 Butte 4.3 10.9
1.5 Hebgen Lake Dam 4.6 11.7
1.8 Helena 2.5 6.4
0.4 Sula 0.5 1.3
1.8 Virginia City 3.3 8.4

South - Central Montana

Average snow for October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.4 Billings 4.1 10.4
5.9 Cooke City 11.5 29.2
4.9 Mystic Lake 19.4 49.3
3.2 Red Lodge 16.6 42.2

Eastern Montana

Average total snowfall in October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1.4 Glasgow 1.3 3.3
0.4 Glendive 1.1 2.8
3.1 Great Falls 4.1 10.4
1.2 Havre City 2.0 5.1
3.2 Lewistown 3.9 9.9
0.7 Miles City 1.0 2.5
Reference

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

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