Is Mauna Kea snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mauna Kea is week 4 of December. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week with 0cm of snowfall. Check out the Mauna Kea 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 Mauna Kea

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December0cm0.0 days
January0cm0.0 days
February0cm0.0 days
March0cm0.0 days
April0cm0.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mauna Kea during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Mauna Kea is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Mauna Kea normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 2104m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (4546m) is far above the middle elevation of Mauna Kea. is very unlikely in Mauna Kea at the start of June but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Mauna Kea during week one of June with the average afternoon temperature 13.3°C and the minimum temperature 12.7°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mauna Kea and (2007 – 2022).


Mauna Kea

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mauna Kea and (2007 – 2022)


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 Mauna Kea 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 Mauna Kea and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mauna Kea 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 Mauna Kea and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Mauna Kea 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.