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Ben Lomond Snow History

Is Ben Lomond snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ben Lomond is week 1 of August. There are typically 3.0 snowy days during this week with 18cm 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)
June4cm1.3 days
July9cm2.3 days
August10cm3.0 days
September5cm1.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Ben Lomond during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Ben Lomond is 0 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Ben Lomond expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1510m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3461m) is well above the middle elevation of Ben Lomond. Snow falls on just one day every 14 years in Ben Lomond at the end of February but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Ben Lomond during week four of February with average maximum temperature 9.3°C and minimum temperature 7.9°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 25km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Ben Lomond and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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. 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.


Snowfall

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

Winter
Summer

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. 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Ben Lomond and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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.