Is Alyeska Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Alyeska Resort is week 3 of February. There are typically 5.2 snowy days during this week with 46cm of snowfall. Check out the Alyeska Resort Snow History graphs below.Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Alyeska Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December40cm4.5 days
January33cm4.3 days
February34cm4.3 days
March27cm4.3 days
April22cm4.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Alyeska Resort during May (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of May for Alyeska Resort is 8 cm. There are typically 1.6 snowy days during this week. Alyeska Resort expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 638m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1362m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Alyeska Resort. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Alyeska Resort in the middle of May but rain is slightly more likely than snow during this week of May. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Alyeska Resort during week three of May with average maximum temperature 4.9°C and minimum temperature 3.2°C at the mid altitude. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Alyeska Resort and (2007 – 2022).


Alyeska Resort

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Alyeska Resort and (2007 – 2022)


Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days

The most cherished days on the mountain in Alyeska Resort are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.

Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Alyeska Resort and (2007 – 2022)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Alyeska Resort are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.

Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Alyeska Resort and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Alyeska Resort are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.