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 prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third 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 mean freezing level (1922m) is close to the mid altitude of Charlotte Pass. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Charlotte Pass in the middle of August but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 13cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Charlotte Pass during week three of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.4°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -1.4°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Sometimes windy. Light winds (average 27km/h) most of the time are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two or three days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen on average one day during this week each year.

Charlotte Pass Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Charlotte Pass (2007 – 2018)

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    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