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Wolf Creek, Montana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Montana
County Lewis and Clark
Elevation 3,563 ft (1,086 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59648
Area code(s) 406
GNIS feature ID 801711

Wolf Creek is an unincorporated community in Lewis and Clark County, Montana, United States. Wolf Creek is located along Interstate 15 28 miles (45 km) north of Helena. Wolf Creek has a post office with ZIP code 59648.

In popular culture

  • In the movie A River Runs Through It, Wolf Creek is the home of Jessie Burns, the love interest of main character Norman Maclean. Wolf Creek also served as a filming locale for parts of the movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.
  • In Australia, the Seven Network's reality television series The World's Strictest Parents featured a family from Wolf Creek, Montana.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Wolf Creek has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.

Climate data for Wolf Creek, Montana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 1.7
(35)
3.9
(39)
7.8
(46)
13.9
(57)
19.4
(67)
23.9
(75)
29.4
(85)
28.9
(84)
22.2
(72)
15.6
(60)
7.8
(46)
3.3
(38)
2.2
(36)
Average low °C (°F) -7.8
(18)
-6.1
(21)
-3.9
(25)
0.6
(33)
5
(41)
8.9
(48)
12.2
(54)
11.1
(52)
7.2
(45)
3.9
(39)
-1.1
(30)
-5.6
(22)
2.2
(36)
Precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
10
(0.4)
15
(0.6)
30
(1.2)
56
(2.2)
66
(2.6)
33
(1.3)
28
(1.1)
33
(1.3)
20
(0.8)
13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
328
(12.9)
Source: Weatherbase

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