Snowbird Snow History

Is Snowbird snowsure? Check out the Snowbird 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: Snowbird expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2858m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1913m) is far below the middle elevation of Snowbird. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Snowbird in the middle of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 22cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Snowbird in week two of December of just -5.3°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.2°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 21km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that do not have new snow happen on average two or three days during this week every year.

Snowbird Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Snowbird (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)

Snowbird

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 Snowbird 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.

Snowbird Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Snowbird (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Snowbird

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Snowbird 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.

Snowbird Temperature

Average temperature in Snowbird (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Snowbird

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 Snowbird 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.

Snowbird snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December22cm2.8 days
Snow in January19cm2.7 days
Snow in February19cm3.4 days
Snow in March18cm3.0 days
Snow in April15cm2.8 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data