The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

5 Facts Proving Montana Weather is Insane

 


1. Montana was once colder than Mars. On January 6, 2015, Montana’s temperature plummeted to -61 degrees. The Mars Rover sends daily temperatures back to Earth and it ranged from -13 to -24 degrees that day.

2. Montana has experienced hurricane strength winds despite being nowhere near an ocean. In 1989, things got ridiculous. Because of arctic air mass Shelby saw winds of 100 mph, Augusta 114, Browning 117, and Cut Bank 124 mph. That is equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane.

3. Montana once saw the temperature change 47 degrees...in only 7 minutes. On January 11, 1980, in Great Falls, t...



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