Carter, Montana 

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Climate in Carter, Montana

Carter, Montana gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Carter averages 42 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 185 sunny days per year in Carter. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Carter gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 73 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Carter is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Montana.

7 / 10
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in Carter, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Carter, MontanaUnited States
  12.8 in.38.1 in.
  42.3 in.27.8 in.
  73.4 days106.2 days
  185 days205 days
  86.1°85.8°
  14.0°21.7°
  77
  3.94.3
  3123 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 Carter with an average high temperature of 86.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Montana. In Carter, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Carter are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Carter with an average of 14.0°. This is warmer than most places in Montana.


In Carter, there are 26.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Montana.


In Carter, there are 163.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Montana.


In Carter, there are 20.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Montana.


June is the wettest month in Carter with 2.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 12.8 inches in Carter means that it is drier than most places in Montana.


June is the rainiest month in Carter with 10.2 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.1 rainy days. There are 73.4 rainy days annually in Carter, which is less rainy than most places in Montana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 42.3 inches in Carter means that it is about average compared to other places in Montana. March is the snowiest month in Carter with 7.5 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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