Mt Hood Meadows Snow History

Is Mt Hood Meadows snowsure? Check out the Mt Hood Meadows 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 Hood Meadows normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1802m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3978m) is well above the middle elevation of Mt Hood Meadows. Snowfall is extemely unlikely in Mt Hood Meadows at the end of August but on average there is one wet day this week every year. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Mt Hood Meadows during week four of August with the average afternoon temperature 13.5°C and the minimum temperature 10.8°C. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Generally light winds (average 13km/h).

Mt Hood Meadows Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Mt Hood Meadows (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 Hood Meadows

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 Hood Meadows 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 Hood Meadows Snowfall

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

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Mt Hood Meadows

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 Hood Meadows 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 Hood Meadows Temperature

Average temperature in Mt Hood Meadows (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Mt Hood Meadows

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 Hood Meadows 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 Hood Meadows snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December49cm3.9 days
Snow in January40cm3.5 days
Snow in February43cm4.1 days
Snow in March45cm4.6 days
Snow in April30cm3.8 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data