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Is Jackson Hole snowsure?

The snowiest week in Jackson Hole is week 2 of January. There are typically 4.7 snowy days during this week with 47cm of snowfall. Check out the Jackson Hole 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 Jackson Hole

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December35cm4.6 days
January31cm4.0 days
February38cm5.1 days
March33cm4.8 days
April26cm4.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Jackson Hole during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Jackson Hole is 6 cm. There are typically 2.0 snowy days during this week. Jackson Hole normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2554m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2798m) is very near the mid altitude of Jackson Hole. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Jackson Hole at the end of October with a rainy day during this week of October occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Day temperatures at the mid altitude in Jackson Hole during week four of October usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.9°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.5°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Jackson Hole 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.