Falls Creek Snow History

Is Falls Creek snowsure? Check out the Falls Creek 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: Falls Creek normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1690m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1851m) is similar to the middle elevation of Falls Creek. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Falls Creek in the middle of August but a rainy day during this week happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Falls Creek during week three of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.9°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.7°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 26km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with perfect weather also occur on average one day during this week in any given year.

Falls Creek Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Falls Creek (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)

Falls Creek

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 Falls Creek 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.

Falls Creek Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Falls Creek (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Falls Creek

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Falls Creek 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.

Falls Creek Temperature

Average temperature in Falls Creek (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Falls Creek

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 Falls Creek 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.

Falls Creek snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June7cm2.3 days
Snow in July15cm3.6 days
Snow in August17cm3.6 days
Snow in September7cm1.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data