Helena, MT High 84 Low 62
Okay, so I’m bored. How about some fun Montana Trivia to liven up the conversation.
According to the 2010 census Montana has 130 incorporated towns with Billings being the most populous with 106,954 people and Ismay being the smallest with 19 folks.
The largest snowflake ever observed was almost 15 inches wide and recorded in Montana on January 28, 1887.
Giant Springs, MT is home to the largest fresh water spring in the U.S.
In Montana, the word "ditch” can be used to order a drink. It means "with water." "I'd like a Jack Daniel's ditch, please" means, "I'd like a Jack Daniel's and water." This is not a joke. In fact, all you really have to ask for is a "Jack ditch."
It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.
It is illegal for married women to go fishing alone on Sundays, and illegal for unmarried women to fish alone at all.
The average square mile of land contains 1.4 elk, 1.4 pronghorn antelope, and 3.3 deer.
The Roe River is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's shortest river. The Roe flows 200 feet between Giant Springs and the Missouri River near Great Falls. The Roe River competes with the D River in Lincoln City, Oregon for the title of the shortest river. Both rivers have been measured on different occasions, with lengths varying from 58 feet to 200 feet.
In 1888 Helena had more millionaires per capita than any other city in the world.
The Montana Yogo Sapphire is the only North American gem to be included in the Crown Jewels of England.
46 out of Montana’s 56 counties are considered "frontier counties" with an average population of 6 or fewer people per square mile.
Every spring nearly 10,000 white pelicans with a wingspan of nine feet migrate from the Gulf of Mexico to Medicine Lake in northeastern Montana.
The "Going to the Sun Road" in Glacier Park is considered one of the most scenic drives in America.
In Whitehall it is illegal to operate a vehicle with ice picks attached to the wheels.
In 1884, the citizens of Montana were fed up with lawlessness and forming a large vigilante force, they executed thirty-five horse and cattle thieves that year.
Okay – this gives you several good reasons to visit Montana or maybe it will make you want to avoid it altogether.