Is Sugarbush snowsure?

The snowiest week in Sugarbush is week 2 of March. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 27cm of snowfall. Check out the Sugarbush 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 Sugarbush

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December14cm3.6 days
January13cm3.7 days
February20cm4.1 days
March19cm3.6 days
April7cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Sugarbush during May (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of May for Sugarbush is 1 cm. There are typically 0.6 snowy days during this week. Sugarbush prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 856m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2371m) is far above the middle elevation of Sugarbush. A day with snowfall occurs on average every other year during the second week of May but in a typical year there are also a couple of rainy days during this week of May. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 2cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Sugarbush during week two of May with average maximum temperature 9.6°C and minimum temperature 7.0°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


Compare Sugarbush with:

Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Sugarbush

Chart


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
Summer

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 Sugarbush 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 Sugarbush and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

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

Winter
Summer

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 Sugarbush 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.