Bogus Basin Snow History

Is Bogus Basin snowsure? 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. 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: Bogus Basin expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2042m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (4453m) is far above the middle elevation of Bogus Basin. Snowy weather is very unlikely in Bogus Basin at the end of August but there is a 50% chance that one day will be rainy. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Bogus Basin during week four of August with the average afternoon temperature 17.9°C and the minimum temperature 15.3°C. Almost always sunny at this time of year. Most years, there is just one totally overcast day per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h).

Bogus Basin Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Bogus Basin (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)

Bogus Basin

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 Bogus Basin 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.

Bogus Basin Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Bogus Basin (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Bogus Basin

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

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. 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.

Bogus Basin Temperature

Average temperature in Bogus Basin (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Bogus Basin

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 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.

Bogus Basin snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December18cm2.7 days
Snow in January15cm2.4 days
Snow in February14cm2.8 days
Snow in March15cm2.8 days
Snow in April6cm1.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data