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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 January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Craigieburn is 2 cm. There are typically 0.3 snowy days during this week. Craigieburn typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1672m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3387m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Craigieburn. A day with snowfall happens on average every second year during the last week of January but in a typical year there are also a couple of rainy days during this week of January. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Craigieburn during week four of January with average maximum temperature 9.0°C and minimum temperature 7.3°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


Compare Craigieburn with:

Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Craigieburn

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
Summer

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 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)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

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)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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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.