Bozeman, Montana 

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Climate in Bozeman, Montana

Bozeman, Montana gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 188 sunny days per year in Bozeman. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bozeman gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 63 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Bozeman is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Montana.

6.5 / 10
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Bozeman, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Bozeman, MontanaUnited States
  16.9 in.38.1 in.
  62.8 in.27.8 in.
  112.8 days106.2 days
  188 days205 days
  84.3°85.8°
  13.3°21.7°
  6.57
  3.84.3
  4816 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

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 Bozeman with an average high temperature of 84.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Montana. In Bozeman, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bozeman are June, September and August.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bozeman with an average of 11.6°. This is about average compared to other places in Montana.


In Bozeman, there are 17.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Montana.


In Bozeman, there are 180.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Montana.


In Bozeman, there are 16.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Montana.


May is the wettest month in Bozeman with 2.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 35% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 16.9 inches in Bozeman means that it is wetter than most places in Montana.


May is the rainiest month in Bozeman with 13.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 112.8 rainy days annually in Bozeman, which is rainier than most places in Montana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 62.8 inches in Bozeman means that it is snowier than most places in Montana. December is the snowiest month in Bozeman with 11.0 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    I've held a mailing address since 2004. It was nice when it was a sleepy cow town. The town has become so overrun with Californians and Boulderites. Lift lines are... Read More

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