Mount Baw Baw Snow History

Is Mount Baw Baw snowsure? Check out the Mount Baw Baw 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: Mount Baw Baw prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1505m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2775m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Mount Baw Baw. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Mount Baw Baw at the end of October but on average, a higher chance of rain than snow with one or two wet days during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 3cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Mount Baw Baw during week four of October with average maximum temperature 7.5°C and minimum temperature 5.5°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 24km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 0

Mount Baw Baw Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Mount Baw Baw (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)

Mount Baw Baw

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 Mount Baw Baw 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.

Mount Baw Baw Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mount Baw Baw (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Mount Baw Baw

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Baw Baw 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.

Mount Baw Baw Temperature

Average temperature in Mount Baw Baw (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Mount Baw Baw

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 Mount Baw Baw 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.

Mount Baw Baw snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June5cm1.6 days
Snow in July8cm2.5 days
Snow in August10cm2.8 days
Snow in September7cm1.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data