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Is Glenshee snowsure?

The snowiest week in Glenshee is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 19cm of snowfall. Check out the Glenshee 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 Glenshee

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December9cm2.8 days
January12cm3.4 days
February13cm3.3 days
March9cm3.0 days
April6cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Glenshee during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Glenshee is 12 cm. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week. Glenshee expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 842m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1011m) is close to the middle elevation of Glenshee. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Glenshee at the end of January but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of January every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Glenshee during week four of January usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.4°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.7°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Often windy. (average 35km/h) with the mean wind greater than 30km/h three or four days per week, possibly strong enough to affect ski lifts. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while powder days that do not have perfect weather conditions also happen, on average one day during this week every year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

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


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Glenshee 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.