Is Mount Baker snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Baker is week 3 of December. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week with 88cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Baker 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 Baker

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December71cm4.1 days
January56cm3.6 days
February59cm4.2 days
March61cm4.4 days
April42cm3.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Baker during February (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of February for Mount Baker is 63 cm. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week. Mount Baker normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1309m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1123m) is similar to the mid altitude of Mount Baker. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Mount Baker at the start of February. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 63cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Mount Baker during week one of February is -1.8°C while the average minimum temperature is only -2.9°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not have ideal conditions also happen on average two or three days during this week every year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Mount Baker

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

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