Charlotte Pass Snow History

Is Charlotte Pass snowsure? Check out the Charlotte Pass 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: Charlotte Pass expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1857m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2037m) is very near the mid altitude of Charlotte Pass. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Charlotte Pass at the end of August with a rainy day during this week of August occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Charlotte Pass during week four of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.1°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -1.1°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 21km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have new snow occur on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.

Charlotte Pass Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Charlotte Pass (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)

Charlotte Pass

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 Charlotte Pass 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.

Charlotte Pass Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Charlotte Pass (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Charlotte Pass

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Charlotte Pass 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.

Charlotte Pass Temperature

Average temperature in Charlotte Pass (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Charlotte Pass

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 Charlotte Pass 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.

Charlotte Pass snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June6cm1.8 days
Snow in July10cm2.8 days
Snow in August11cm3.1 days
Snow in September6cm1.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data