Cataloochee Snow History

Is Cataloochee snowsure? Check out the Cataloochee 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: Cataloochee typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1533m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (4525m) is far above the middle elevation of Cataloochee. is very unlikely in Cataloochee at the end of August but in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of August. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Cataloochee during week four of August with the average afternoon temperature 17.8°C and the minimum temperature 15.5°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).

Cataloochee Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Cataloochee (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)

Cataloochee

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 Cataloochee 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.

Cataloochee Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Cataloochee (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Cataloochee

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Cataloochee 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.

Cataloochee Temperature

Average temperature in Cataloochee (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Cataloochee

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 Cataloochee 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.

Cataloochee snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December4cm0.8 days
Snow in January5cm1.5 days
Snow in February5cm1.5 days
Snow in March4cm1.1 days
Snow in April1cm0.5 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data