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Grand Targhee Snow History

Is Grand Targhee snowsure?

The snowiest week in Grand Targhee is week 2 of January. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 54cm of snowfall. Check out the Grand Targhee 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 Grand Targhee

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December42cm4.6 days
January37cm4.0 days
February43cm5.0 days
March41cm4.8 days
April33cm4.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Grand Targhee during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Grand Targhee is 44 cm. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week. Grand Targhee typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2772m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1422m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Grand Targhee. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Grand Targhee in the middle of February. Based on long term weather statistics for Grand Targhee, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 44cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Grand Targhee in week three of February of just -8.1°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -10.1°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 25km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while powder days that don't coincide with ideal conditions also occur on average three days during this week every year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Grand Targhee 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 Grand Targhee 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Grand Targhee 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 Grand Targhee 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Grand Targhee and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer


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 Grand Targhee 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.