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Is Kirkwood snowsure?

The snowiest week in Kirkwood is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 64cm of snowfall. Check out the Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December32cm2.3 days
January45cm2.5 days
February37cm2.6 days
March40cm2.7 days
April19cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Kirkwood during July (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Kirkwood is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Kirkwood normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2682m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (4788m) is well above the mid altitude of Kirkwood. Snowfall is extemely unlikely in Kirkwood at the start of July but on average there is one wet day this week every year. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Kirkwood during week one of July with the average afternoon temperature 16.1°C and the minimum temperature 12.8°C. Generally sunny. On average, only one or two days each week are overcast and the rest have at least some sun. Generally light winds (average 11km/h).

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood 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.