Lakeside, MT has a moderate climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are warm and dry with an average temperature of 80°F and minimal precipitation. Winters are cold and snowy with temperatures that can drop to 0°F or below and about thirty inches of snowfall during the season. Spring brings wet weather, with temperatures in the high 30s to mid-50s range, while autumn is milder and drier than springtime. In general, the climate is pleasant year-round in Lakeside, MT.
Lakeside, Montana gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Lakeside averages 48 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 151 sunny days per year in Lakeside. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Lakeside gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lakeside is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Montana.
8.9 / 3.8
Summer / Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Lakeside, while December and January are the least comfortable months.