Is Sugarbush snowsure?

The snowiest week in Sugarbush is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 28cm 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)
December13cm3.4 days
January15cm3.6 days
February21cm4.0 days
March17cm3.4 days
April8cm2.1 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Sugarbush is 10 cm. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week. Sugarbush prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 856m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (776m) is similar to the middle elevation of Sugarbush. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Sugarbush at the end of March but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Sugarbush during week four of March is -2.2°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.0°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 23km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 1

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Sugarbush 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 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 – 2022)


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

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 – 2022)


Average temperature
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.