Is Ben Lomond snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ben Lomond is week 1 of August. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week with 17cm of snowfall. Check out the Ben Lomond 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 Ben Lomond

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June5cm1.5 days
July10cm2.4 days
August10cm3.0 days
September5cm2.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Ben Lomond during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Ben Lomond is 9 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Ben Lomond expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1510m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1666m) is close to the middle elevation of Ben Lomond. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Ben Lomond in the middle of August with a rainy day during this week of August occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Day temperatures at the middle elevation in Ben Lomond during week two of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.7°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.2°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Often windy. (average 38km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h three or four days in this week, perhaps strong enough to affect ski lifts. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have new snow happen on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Ben Lomond

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Ben Lomond 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 Ben Lomond 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 Ben Lomond 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.