Zip 59631 (Basin, MT) 

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Climate in Zip 59631 (Basin, MT)

Basin (zip 59631), Montana gets 14 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Basin (zip 59631) averages 60 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 186 sunny days per year in Basin (zip 59631). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Basin (zip 59631) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 84 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 60 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 59631 zip code is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Montana.

6.3 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in the 59631 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Basin, MontanaUnited States
  14.2 in.38.1 in.
  60.1 in.27.8 in.
  83.6 days106.2 days
  186 days205 days
  81.1°85.8°
  12.0°21.7°
  6.37
  3.64.3
  4903 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 the 59631 zip code with an average high temperature of 81.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Montana. In the 59631 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 59631 zip code are August, July and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 59631 zip code with an average of 10.3°. This is colder than most places in Montana.


In the 59631 zip code, there are 7.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Montana.


In the 59631 zip code, there are 204.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Montana.


In the 59631 zip code, there are 19.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Montana.


June is the wettest month in the 59631 zip code with 2.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 14.2 inches in the 59631 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in Montana.


May is the rainiest month in the 59631 zip code with 11.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 4.8 rainy days. There are 83.6 rainy days annually in the 59631 zip code, which is about average compared to other places in Montana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 60.1 inches in the 59631 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in Montana. March is the snowiest month in the 59631 zip code with 10.4 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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