Jay Peak Snow History

Is Jay Peak snowsure? Check out the Jay Peak 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: Jay Peak normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 881m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3783m) is far above the middle elevation of Jay Peak. is very unlikely in Jay Peak at the end of August but in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of August. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Jay Peak during week four of August with the average afternoon temperature 16.2°C and the minimum temperature 13.7°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.

Jay Peak Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Jay Peak (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)

Jay Peak

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 Jay Peak 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.

Jay Peak Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Jay Peak (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Jay Peak

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Jay Peak 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.

Jay Peak Temperature

Average temperature in Jay Peak (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Jay Peak

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 Jay Peak 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.

Jay Peak snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December17cm4.1 days
Snow in January17cm4.2 days
Snow in February23cm4.8 days
Snow in March21cm3.9 days
Snow in April9cm2.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data