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 January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Mount Cheeseman is 2 cm. There are typically 0.3 snowy days during this week. Mount Cheeseman expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1740m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3387m) is far above the middle elevation of Mount Cheeseman. A day with snowfall occurs on average every other year during the last week of January but in a typical year there are also a couple of rainy days during this week of January. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Mount Cheeseman during week four of January with average maximum temperature 8.7°C and minimum temperature 7.1°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 17km/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 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
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.