Is Farellones snowsure?

The snowiest week in Farellones is week 3 of August. There are typically 2.3 snowy days during this week with 27cm of snowfall. Check out the Farellones 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 Farellones

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June19cm1.5 days
July14cm1.5 days
August17cm2.0 days
September6cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Farellones during June (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of June for Farellones is 15 cm. There are typically 1.1 snowy days during this week. Farellones normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2884m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (3079m) is similar to the mid altitude of Farellones. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Farellones at the end of June. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 15cm. Day temperatures at the mid altitude in Farellones during week four of June usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.4°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -2.1°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 20km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have new snow occur on average one day during this week each year.

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Farellones 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 Farellones 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 Farellones 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.