Ben Lomond Snow History

Is Ben Lomond snowsure? 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. 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: Ben Lomond typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1510m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1655m) is similar to the middle elevation of Ben Lomond. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Ben Lomond in the middle of August but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Day temperatures at the middle elevation in Ben Lomond during week three of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.7°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.3°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Typically it is windy this week on most days (average 37km/h) with the mean wind greater than 30km/h four days in this week, possibly strong enough to affect ski lifts. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 1

Ben Lomond Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Ben Lomond (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)

Ben Lomond

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 Ben Lomond 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.

Ben Lomond Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Ben Lomond (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Ben Lomond

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

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. 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.

Ben Lomond Temperature

Average temperature in Ben Lomond (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Ben Lomond

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 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.

Ben Lomond snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June4cm1.3 days
Snow in July9cm2.3 days
Snow in August10cm3.0 days
Snow in September5cm1.8 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data