Is Bogus Basin snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bogus Basin is week 4 of December. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week with 18cm of snowfall. Check out the Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December16cm2.6 days
January15cm2.3 days
February16cm2.8 days
March12cm2.5 days
April6cm1.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bogus Basin during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Bogus Basin is 6 cm. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week. Bogus Basin normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2042m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2147m) is close to the mid altitude of Bogus Basin. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Bogus Basin at the start of April but with an average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Bogus Basin during week one of April usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.1°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.4°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have new snow occur on average one or two days during this week every year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Bogus Basin

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin 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.