Is Mount Buffalo snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Buffalo is week 1 of August. There are typically 3.1 snowy days during this week with 20cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Buffalo 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 Buffalo

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June6cm1.6 days
July13cm2.9 days
August16cm2.8 days
September5cm1.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Buffalo during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Mount Buffalo is 3 cm. There are typically 0.8 snowy days during this week. Mount Buffalo normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1594m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2316m) is well above the middle elevation of Mount Buffalo. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Mount Buffalo at the start of June and on average there is one wet day during this week every year too. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 3cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Mount Buffalo during week one of June with average maximum temperature 3.3°C and minimum temperature 2.0°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 1

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Snow Depths

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


Mount Buffalo

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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.