Butte-Silver Bow, Montana 

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Climate in Butte-Silver Bow, Montana

Butte-Silver Bow, Montana gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Butte-Silver Bow averages 54 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 Butte-Silver Bow. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Butte-Silver Bow gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 104 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 10
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 54 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Butte-Silver Bow is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Montana.

6.2 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Butte-Silver Bow, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Butte-Silver Bow, MontanaUnited States
  12.6 in.38.1 in.
  53.7 in.27.8 in.
  103.7 days106.2 days
  186 days205 days
  80.9°85.8°
  9.7°21.7°
  6.27
  3.74.3
  5817 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 Butte-Silver Bow with an average high temperature of 80.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Montana. In Butte-Silver Bow, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Butte-Silver Bow are August, July and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Butte-Silver Bow with an average of 8.0°. This is colder than most places in Montana.


In Butte-Silver Bow, there are 6.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Montana.


In Butte-Silver Bow, there are 211.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Montana.


In Butte-Silver Bow, there are 24.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Montana.


June is the wettest month in Butte-Silver Bow with 2.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 12.6 inches in Butte-Silver Bow means that it is drier than most places in Montana.


June is the rainiest month in Butte-Silver Bow with 12.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 103.7 rainy days annually in Butte-Silver Bow, which is rainier than most places in Montana. The rainiest season is Summer 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 53.7 inches in Butte-Silver Bow means that it is snowier than most places in Montana. March is the snowiest month in Butte-Silver Bow with 9.5 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Butte-Silver Bow    14 Reviews
    Not for me. - 5/30/2019
    I was excited about moving to Butte--I used to visit a lot in college, and fell in love with the history and scenery. Unfortunately, after the first few months in Butte,... Read More

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    Unique, Cheap & Scenic - 10/7/2018
    I feel compelled to comment on my adopted hometown after reading the interesting and not entirely incorrect reviews posted here, particularly Disappointed’s. I have... Read More

    Its like living in a Steven King movie - 3/27/2018
    We moved to Butte because my wife said she liked the look of the old timey western buildings uptown and that people seemed friendly here. I tried to talk her out of it,... Read More


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