Mount Buller Snow History

Is Mount Buller snowsure? 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Mount Buller expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1590m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1820m) is similar to the mid altitude of Mount Buller. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Mount Buller in the middle of August but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Mount Buller during week three of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.1°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.3°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. It can be windy. Light winds (average 29km/h) most of the time are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two or three days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that don't have perfect weather also occur on average one day during this week each year.

Mount Buller Snow Conditions

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

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Mount Buller

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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. 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.

Mount Buller Snowfall

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

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Mount Buller

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • 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. 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.

Mount Buller Temperature

Average temperature in Mount Buller (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Mount Buller

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

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.

Mount Buller snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June6cm1.9 days
Snow in July13cm3.3 days
Snow in August16cm3.2 days
Snow in September6cm1.6 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data