Flathead, MT County's climate is characterized by hot and dry summers and cold and snowy winters. The average temperature in July is about 78°F while the average temperature in January is 19°F. During the summer months, the county experiences very little precipitation with most days being sunny and dry. In winter, snowfall can range from 25-45 inches depending on the year. Flathead County also has more sunny days per year than any other area in Montana, making it an ideal spot for outdoor activities all year round.
Flathead County, Montana gets 21 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Flathead County averages 74 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 Flathead County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Flathead County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 126 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 16
Rain: averages 21 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 74 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Flathead County is 6.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Montana.
8.7 / 3.3
Summer / Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Flathead County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.