Augusta, Montana 

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Climate in Augusta, Montana

Augusta, Montana gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Augusta averages 63 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 186 sunny days per year in Augusta. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Augusta gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 79 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 63 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Augusta ranks 62/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Augusta, MontanaUnited States
  15.3 in.38.1 in.
  62.9 in.27.8 in.
  78.7 days106.2 days
  186 days205 days
  80.5°85.8°
  15.0°21.7°
  6254
  3.94.3
  4068 ft.2443 ft.

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Augusta with an average high temperature of 80.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Montana. In Augusta, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Augusta are August, July and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Augusta with an average of 14.9°. This is warmer than most places in Montana.


In Augusta, there are 9.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Montana.


In Augusta, there are 173.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Montana.


In Augusta, there are 20.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Montana.


June is the wettest month in Augusta with 2.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.3 inches in Augusta means that it is wetter than most places in Montana.


June is the rainiest month in Augusta with 10.1 days of rain, and November is the driest month with only 5.1 rainy days. There are 78.7 rainy days annually in Augusta, which is less rainy than most places in Montana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 62.9 inches in Augusta means that it is snowier than most places in Montana.



March is the snowiest month in Augusta with 12.9 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    opinion - 4/21/2012
    Augusta is a quaint little town. It is unincorporated so we have no mayor, no leash law for dogs, no curfew, no local law enforcement(only county), no regular trash... Read More

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