Mt Bachelor Snow History

Is Mt Bachelor snowsure? 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Mt Bachelor normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2233m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2018m) is very near the mid altitude of Mt Bachelor. Regular fresh snowfalls are to be expected in Mt Bachelor in the middle of November. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of November. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 48cm. Temperatures should usually stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Mt Bachelor during week three of November is -1.5°C while the average minimum temperature is just -2.9°C. There is only a 50% chance of seeing any sunshine this week. Frequently windy. (average 30km/h) with the mean wind more than 30km/h three days in this week, perhaps strong enough to affect ski lifts. 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 while fresh snow days that do not coincide with ideal weather conditions also occur on average two or three days during this week in any given year.

Mt Bachelor Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Mt Bachelor (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Mt Bachelor

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Mt Bachelor are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Mt Bachelor Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mt Bachelor (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Mt Bachelor

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

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. 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.

Mt Bachelor Temperature

Average temperature in Mt Bachelor (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Mt Bachelor

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 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.

Mt Bachelor snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December43cm3.7 days
Snow in January35cm3.5 days
Snow in February40cm4.0 days
Snow in March43cm4.4 days
Snow in April28cm3.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data