Is Mount Aspiring snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Aspiring is week 1 of July. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 46cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Aspiring 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 Mount Aspiring

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June19cm2.3 days
July40cm3.3 days
August35cm3.5 days
September34cm3.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Aspiring during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Mount Aspiring is 2 cm. There are typically 0.5 snowy days during this week. Mount Aspiring expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 1543m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2967m) is well above the mid altitude of Mount Aspiring. A day with snowfall happens on average every other year during the last week of March but in an average year there are two or three days during this particular week each year that are wet. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Mount Aspiring during week four of March with average maximum temperature 6.9°C and minimum temperature 5.7°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 15km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day.

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Snow Depths

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


Mount Aspiring

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mount Aspiring 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 Mount Aspiring 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 Mount Aspiring and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Aspiring 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 Mount Aspiring 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 Mount Aspiring 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.