Jackson Hole Snow History

Is Jackson Hole snowsure? 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Jackson Hole expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2554m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1329m) is far below the middle elevation of Jackson Hole. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Jackson Hole at the end of January. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 30cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Jackson Hole in week four of January of just -7.1°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.6°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but bluebird days that do not have fresh snow occur on average two days during this week in any given year.

Jackson Hole Snow Conditions

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

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Jackson Hole

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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. 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.

Jackson Hole Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Jackson Hole (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Jackson Hole

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • 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. 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.

Jackson Hole Temperature

Average temperature in Jackson Hole (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Jackson Hole

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 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.

Jackson Hole snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in 35cm4.6 days
Snow in February31cm4.0 days
Snow in March38cm5.1 days
Snow in April33cm4.8 days
Snow in May26cm4.1 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data