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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 July (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Mount Cheeseman is 17 cm. There are typically 3.1 snowy days during this week. Mount Cheeseman typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of July 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 mean freezing level (1513m) is close to the middle elevation of Mount Cheeseman. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Mount Cheeseman at the start of July but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of July. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Temperatures should mostly remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Mount Cheeseman during week one of July is -1.8°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.3°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mainly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that do not have new snow 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 Cheeseman and (2007 – 2018).


Mount Cheeseman


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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 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)


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

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)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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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.