San Bernardino Snow History

Is San Bernardino snowsure? Check out the San Bernardino 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: San Bernardino typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2082m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1310m) is a long way below the mid altitude of San Bernardino. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in San Bernardino in the middle of December but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 15cm. Temperatures should generally remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in San Bernardino during week three of December is -4.9°C while the average minimum temperature is just -6.5°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snowfall occur on average two days during this week every year.

San Bernardino Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in San Bernardino (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
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    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)

San Bernardino

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 San Bernardino 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.

San Bernardino Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in San Bernardino (2007 – 2018)

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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

San Bernardino

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in San Bernardino 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.

San Bernardino Temperature

Average temperature in San Bernardino (2007 – 2018)

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  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

San Bernardino

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 San Bernardino 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.

San Bernardino snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December20cm3.1 days
Snow in January25cm3.3 days
Snow in February24cm3.8 days
Snow in March26cm3.9 days
Snow in April19cm3.0 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data