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Is Stowe snowsure?

The snowiest week in Stowe is week 2 of March. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 26cm of snowfall. Check out the Stowe 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 Stowe

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December14cm3.8 days
January13cm4.0 days
February20cm4.5 days
March19cm3.8 days
April7cm2.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Stowe during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Stowe is 12 cm. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week. Stowe prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 750m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (189m) is slightly below the mid altitude of Stowe. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Stowe at the end of January. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Stowe in week four of January of just -8.7°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -10.7°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 23km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Stowe and (2007 – 2018).




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Stowe and (2007 – 2018)


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 Stowe 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 Stowe and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Stowe 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 Stowe and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Stowe 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.