Is Mt Hood Ski Bowl snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mt Hood Ski Bowl is week 4 of December. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the Mt Hood Ski Bowl 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 Hood Ski Bowl

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December35cm3.3 days
January30cm3.0 days
February40cm3.7 days
March28cm3.8 days
April20cm2.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mt Hood Ski Bowl during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Mt Hood Ski Bowl is 32 cm. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week. Mt Hood Ski Bowl normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1316m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1539m) is close to the middle elevation of Mt Hood Ski Bowl. Regular fresh snowfalls are to be expected in Mt Hood Ski Bowl at the end of March. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of March every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 32cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Mt Hood Ski Bowl during week four of March with average maximum temperature 1.4°C and minimum temperature 0.0°C at the middle elevation. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with ideal weather also occur on average one or two days during this week each year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Mt Hood Ski Bowl

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mt Hood Ski Bowl 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 Hood Ski Bowl 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 Hood Ski Bowl and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mt Hood Ski Bowl 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 Hood Ski Bowl 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 Hood Ski Bowl 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.