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Pico Mountain at Killington Weather & snow trends

Ski USA - Vermont

Pico Mountain at Killington Weather & snow trends


Pico Mountain at Killington Snow History

Is Pico Mountain at Killington snowsure? Check out the Pico Mountain at Killington 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: Pico Mountain at Killington expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 929m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (464m) is slightly below the mid altitude of Pico Mountain at Killington. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Pico Mountain at Killington in the middle of December but a rainy day during this week happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Pico Mountain at Killington in week two of December of just -5.2°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -6.6°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 26km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow occur on average two days during this week in any given year.

Pico Mountain at Killington Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Pico Mountain at Killington (2007 – 2018)

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    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)

Pico Mountain at Killington

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 Pico Mountain at Killington 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.

Pico Mountain at Killington Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Pico Mountain at Killington (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Pico Mountain at Killington

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Pico Mountain at Killington 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.

Pico Mountain at Killington Temperature

Average temperature in Pico Mountain at Killington (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Pico Mountain at Killington

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 Pico Mountain at Killington 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.

Pico Mountain at Killington snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December13cm3.1 days
Snow in January12cm3.3 days
Snow in February20cm3.7 days
Snow in March16cm3.3 days
Snow in April7cm1.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data