Just looked up the old farmers almanac for Bozeman, MT
Annual Weather Summary: November 2013 to October 2014
Winter will be much snowier than normal, with near-normal rainfall. The snowiest periods will be in late November, early and mid-December, mid- and late January, mid-February, and early March. Temperatures will be below normal in the north and near normal in the south, with the coldest periods in mid-December, mid- and late January, and in early to mid-February.
April and May will be drier and much warmer than normal.
"Winter will be much snowier than normal"
guess I picked the right school