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Is Mt Hood Ski Bowl snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mt Hood Ski Bowl is week 4 of February. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 42cm 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)
December34cm3.2 days
January26cm2.9 days
February33cm3.5 days
March33cm3.9 days
April21cm3.0 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Mt Hood Ski Bowl is 6 cm. There are typically 0.8 snowy days during this week. Mt Hood Ski Bowl expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1316m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2718m) is far above the mid altitude of Mt Hood Ski Bowl. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Mt Hood Ski Bowl at the end of October but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Mt Hood Ski Bowl during week four of October with average maximum temperature 6.5°C and minimum temperature 5.1°C at the mid altitude. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week.


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 – 2018).

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Summer

Mt Hood Ski Bowl

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mt Hood Ski Bowl and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 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 – 2018)

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

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 – 2018)

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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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.