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Is Mount Buller snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Buller is week 1 of August. There are typically 3.7 snowy days during this week with 23cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Buller 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 Buller

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June6cm1.9 days
July13cm3.3 days
August16cm3.2 days
September6cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Buller during April (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of April for Mount Buller is 2 cm. There are typically 0.4 snowy days during this week. Mount Buller normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1590m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3101m) is well above the mid altitude of Mount Buller. A day with snowfall happens on average every other year during the second week of April but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Mount Buller during week two of April with average maximum temperature 8.3°C and minimum temperature 6.5°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mostly light winds (average 20km/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 Mount Buller and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer


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
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Mount Buller 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mount Buller and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Buller 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Mount Buller and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer


Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Mount Buller 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.