Is Mount Dobson snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Dobson is week 2 of October. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 28cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Dobson 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 Dobson

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June15cm2.0 days
July17cm2.2 days
August16cm2.6 days
September14cm2.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Dobson during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Mount Dobson is 27 cm. There are typically 2.6 snowy days during this week. Mount Dobson expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1902m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1520m) is slightly below the mid altitude of Mount Dobson. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Mount Dobson in the middle of August but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of August. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 27cm. Temperatures should mostly remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Mount Dobson during week two of August is -2.4°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.7°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snow happen on average two or three days during this week every year.

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mount Dobson and (2007 – 2022).


Mount Dobson

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mount Dobson and (2007 – 2022)


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 Dobson 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 Dobson and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Dobson 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 Dobson and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Mount Dobson 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.