Is Aspen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Aspen is week 4 of February. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week with 29cm of snowfall. Check out the Aspen 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 Aspen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December21cm3.4 days
January19cm3.4 days
February27cm4.4 days
March20cm3.5 days
April17cm3.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Aspen during August (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of August for Aspen is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Aspen Mountain prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2919m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (4966m) is well above the middle elevation of Aspen Mountain. Snowfall is very unlikely in Aspen Mountain in the middle of August but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Aspen Mountain during week three of August with the average afternoon temperature 15.7°C and the minimum temperature 12.8°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 8km/h).

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Aspen 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 Aspen 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 Aspen 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.