Does it Snow in Montana?

Being one of the largest border states to Canada, the question does it snow in Montana doesn't need asking? What might be more important is exactly how much snow to expect in one of the northernmost states in the US. While the annual averages state that it snows nearly 50 days in Montana (49.70 days to be exact), elevations in this ski-resort State might say otherwise.

In addition to the elevation having an impact on the number of days it snows in Montana, is the sheer amount of snow that can be impacted according to the State's various elevation ranges. While the historical averages reflect that Montana receives 37.28 inches of the white stuff each season, numbers exceed 200 inches in other parts of the state.

Does it snow in Montana? Yes, it does snow, regardless of where in the state you are at, but there are some major differences based on where in Montana you are talking about. The good news for those who aren't fans of snow is that there aren't any major bodies of water to feed moisture into the system. Meanwhile, for those who are snowbirds, there will always be plenty of snow to be found in Montana, just look up.

Avg. Annual Snow
37.28 in.
Avg. Annual Days With Snow
49.7
1-Day Snowfall Record
48 in.
Snowfall Record Date
May 29, 1982

Does it Snow in Montana?