Is Massanutten snowsure?

The snowiest week in Massanutten is week 4 of January. There are typically 1.4 snowy days during this week with 9cm of snowfall. Check out the Massanutten 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 Massanutten

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December3cm0.6 days
January4cm0.9 days
February5cm1.1 days
March5cm0.9 days
April0cm0.2 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Massanutten is 0 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Massanutten typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 724m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3132m) is far above the middle elevation of Massanutten. Snow falls on just one day every 14 years in Massanutten at the end of October but on average there is one wet day this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Massanutten during week four of October with the average afternoon temperature 11.5°C and the minimum temperature 9.0°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Massanutten 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 Massanutten 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 Massanutten 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.