Is Mt Shasta snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mt Shasta is week 3 of February. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week with 31cm of snowfall. Check out the Mt Shasta 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 Shasta

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December21cm2.6 days
January25cm2.5 days
February19cm2.6 days
March24cm2.9 days
April12cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mt Shasta during June (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of June for Mt Shasta is 1 cm. There are typically 0.2 snowy days during this week. Mt Shasta normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1890m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3517m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Mt Shasta. Snow falls on just one day every 5 years in Mt Shasta in the middle of June but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 5cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Mt Shasta during week two of June with the average afternoon temperature 12.5°C and the minimum temperature 9.0°C. Typically sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 12km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mt Shasta and (2007 – 2018).


Mt Shasta

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mt Shasta and (2007 – 2018)


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 Shasta 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 Shasta and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mt Shasta 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 Shasta and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Mt Shasta 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.