Aspen Highlands Snow History

Is Aspen Highlands snowsure? Check out the Aspen Highlands 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Aspen Highlands expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3005m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (3716m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Aspen Highlands. A day with snowfall happens on average every other year during the third week of October but on average there is one wet day during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Aspen Highlands during week three of October with average maximum temperature 5.3°C and minimum temperature 1.7°C at the middle elevation. Usually sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).

Aspen Highlands Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Aspen Highlands (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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:

  • (>30km/h)

Aspen Highlands

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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:

  • (>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Aspen Highlands are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Aspen Highlands Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Aspen Highlands (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Aspen Highlands

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Aspen Highlands are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Aspen Highlands Temperature

Average temperature in Aspen Highlands (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Aspen Highlands

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Aspen Highlands 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.

Aspen Highlands snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December24cm3.5 days
Snow in January21cm3.3 days
Snow in February30cm4.6 days
Snow in March22cm3.5 days
Snow in April22cm3.4 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data