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Is Killington snowsure?

The snowiest week in Killington is week 2 of February. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 25cm of snowfall. Check out the Killington 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 Killington

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December13cm3.0 days
January11cm3.3 days
February19cm3.7 days
March16cm3.3 days
April7cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Killington during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Killington is 12 cm. There are typically 2.8 snowy days during this week. Killington typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 811m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1171m) is a little above the middle elevation of Killington. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Killington at the start of April but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of April every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Day temperatures at the middle elevation in Killington during week one of April usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.2°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.9°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. It can be windy. Light winds (average 26km/h) the majority of the time are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two or three days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have fresh snow happen on average one day during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Killington

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Killington 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 Killington 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Killington 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 Killington 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Killington and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
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 Killington 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.