Sanders, MT County is situated in the north western corner of Montana and enjoys a moderate climate. Summers are generally warm and dry, while winters are chilly but not too cold with occasional snowfall. The region experiences light to moderate precipitation throughout the year, which keeps the landscape lush and green. The area receives more than 300 days of sunshine throughout the year, making it an ideal place to enjoy outdoor activities on a regular basis. With its temperate climate and abundance of sunshine, Sanders County is a great destination for visitors seeking an outdoor escape.
Sanders County, Montana gets 22 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Sanders County averages 48 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 157 sunny days per year in Sanders County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Sanders County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 129 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 22 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Sanders County is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Montana.
8.8 / 3.9
Summer / Winter
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Sanders County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.