Is Mount Cheeseman snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Cheeseman is week 2 of October. There are typically 3.3 snowy days during this week with 35cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Cheeseman 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 Cheeseman

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June17cm2.7 days
July19cm3.0 days
August19cm3.4 days
September16cm3.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Cheeseman during May (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of May for Mount Cheeseman is 13 cm. There are typically 2.1 snowy days during this week. Mount Cheeseman normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1740m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2000m) is similar to the middle elevation of Mount Cheeseman. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Mount Cheeseman in the middle of May with a rainy day during this week of May occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 13cm. Day temperatures at the middle elevation in Mount Cheeseman during week three of May usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.0°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.5°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 21km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mount Cheeseman and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Mount Cheeseman

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Cheeseman 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 Cheeseman and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Cheeseman 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.