Is Heavenly snowsure?

The snowiest week in Heavenly is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 40cm of snowfall. Check out the Heavenly 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 Heavenly

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December20cm2.1 days
January26cm2.4 days
February24cm2.4 days
March24cm2.4 days
April11cm1.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Heavenly during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Heavenly is 12 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Heavenly expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2534m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2478m) is very near the middle elevation of Heavenly. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Heavenly at the start of December but rainy days are possible: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures should mostly stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Heavenly during week one of December is -1.4°C while the average minimum temperature is only -2.8°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 24km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snow happen on average two days during this week in any given year.

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Heavenly 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 Heavenly 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 Heavenly 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.