Scafell Pike Snow History

Is Scafell Pike snowsure? Check out the Scafell Pike 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: Scafell Pike prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 902m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2827m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Scafell Pike. Snowy weather is unknown in Scafell Pike in the middle of August but expect several rainy days. On average there just three dry days during this week each year. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Scafell Pike during week three of August with the average afternoon temperature 10.1°C and the minimum temperature 9.3°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 24km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week.

Scafell Pike Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Scafell Pike (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    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)

Scafell Pike

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 Scafell Pike 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.

Scafell Pike Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Scafell Pike (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Scafell Pike

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Scafell Pike 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.

Scafell Pike Temperature

Average temperature in Scafell Pike (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Scafell Pike

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 Scafell Pike 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.

Scafell Pike snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December11cm2.7 days
Snow in January14cm3.2 days
Snow in February13cm3.0 days
Snow in March9cm2.6 days
Snow in April4cm1.6 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data