Stowe Snow History

Is Stowe snowsure? 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. 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: 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

Stowe Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Stowe (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)

Stowe

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 Stowe 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.

Stowe Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Stowe (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)

Stowe

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

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. 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.

Stowe Temperature

Average temperature in Stowe (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Stowe

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 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.

Stowe snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December14cm3.8 days
Snow in January13cm4.0 days
Snow in February20cm4.5 days
Snow in March19cm3.8 days
Snow in April7cm2.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data