Ekalaka, Montana 

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Climate in Ekalaka, Montana

Ekalaka, Montana gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ekalaka averages 35 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Ekalaka. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ekalaka gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 77 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Ekalaka ranks 65/100 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
  Ekalaka, MontanaUnited States
  15.7 in.38.1 in.
  35.0 in.27.8 in.
  76.7 days106.2 days
  219 days205 days
  84.7°85.8°
  9.5°21.7°
  6554
  3.84.3
  3425 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 Ekalaka with an average high temperature of 84.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Montana. In Ekalaka, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ekalaka are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ekalaka with an average of 9.5°. This is colder than most places in Montana.


In Ekalaka, there are 19.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Montana.


In Ekalaka, there are 178.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Montana.


In Ekalaka, there are 24.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Montana.


June is the wettest month in Ekalaka with 2.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.7 inches in Ekalaka means that it is wetter than most places in Montana.


June is the rainiest month in Ekalaka with 9.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.6 rainy days. There are 76.7 rainy days annually in Ekalaka, which is less rainy than most places in Montana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 35.0 inches in Ekalaka means that it is less snowy than most places in Montana.



March is the snowiest month in Ekalaka with 7.3 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    history - 1/19/2010
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