Is Mt Bachelor snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mt Bachelor is week 2 of December. There are typically 3.7 snowy days during this week with 52cm of snowfall. Check out the Mt Bachelor 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 Mt Bachelor

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December42cm3.7 days
January37cm3.5 days
February42cm4.0 days
March36cm4.2 days
April26cm3.5 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mt Bachelor during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Mt Bachelor is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Mt Bachelor normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2233m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (4197m) is well above the mid altitude of Mt Bachelor. Snowy weather is extemely unlikely in Mt Bachelor in the middle of August but on average there is one wet day this week every year. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Mt Bachelor during week two of August with the average afternoon temperature 14.2°C and the minimum temperature 11.4°C. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Mt Bachelor

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mt Bachelor 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 Mt Bachelor 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 Mt Bachelor and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mt Bachelor 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 Mt Bachelor 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 Mt Bachelor 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.