Is Schweitzer Mountain snowsure?

The snowiest week in Schweitzer Mountain is week 3 of December. There are typically 5.3 snowy days during this week with 38cm of snowfall. Check out the Schweitzer Mountain 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 Schweitzer Mountain

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December28cm4.4 days
January25cm4.2 days
February24cm4.5 days
March19cm4.1 days
April13cm3.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Schweitzer Mountain during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Schweitzer Mountain is 18 cm. There are typically 4.2 snowy days during this week. Schweitzer Mountain prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1585m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1428m) is similar to the mid altitude of Schweitzer Mountain. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Schweitzer Mountain at the end of March. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Temperatures should mostly remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Schweitzer Mountain during week four of March is -0.8°C while the average minimum temperature is just -2.1°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not have perfect weather also occur on average two days during this week each year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Schweitzer Mountain and (2007 – 2022).


Schweitzer Mountain

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Schweitzer Mountain and (2007 – 2022)


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 Schweitzer Mountain 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 Schweitzer Mountain and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Schweitzer Mountain 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 Schweitzer Mountain and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Schweitzer Mountain 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.