Is Craigieburn snowsure?

The snowiest week in Craigieburn is week 2 of October. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 33cm of snowfall. Check out the Craigieburn 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 Craigieburn

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June16cm2.5 days
July18cm3.0 days
August18cm3.5 days
September15cm3.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Craigieburn during May (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of May for Craigieburn is 13 cm. There are typically 2.0 snowy days during this week. Craigieburn normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1672m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1994m) is slightly above the middle elevation of Craigieburn. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Craigieburn in the middle of May but with an average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 13cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Craigieburn during week three of May usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.4°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.1°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 20km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Craigieburn and (2007 – 2018).




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Craigieburn and (2007 – 2018)


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 Craigieburn 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 Craigieburn and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Craigieburn 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 Craigieburn and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Craigieburn 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.