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Is Jay Peak snowsure?

The snowiest week in Jay Peak is week 1 of February. There are typically 5.1 snowy days during this week with 27cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Jay Peak

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm4.1 days
January17cm4.2 days
February23cm4.8 days
March21cm3.9 days
April9cm2.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Jay Peak during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Jay Peak is 3 cm. There are typically 1.6 snowy days during this week. Jay Peak prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of October 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 mean freezing level (1982m) is far above the mid altitude of Jay Peak. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Jay Peak at the end of October with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 3cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Jay Peak during week four of October with average maximum temperature 4.7°C and minimum temperature 3.1°C at the mid altitude. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 24km/h) but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days in this week.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Jay Peak


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

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. 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 Jay Peak 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 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.