Is Temple Basin snowsure?

The snowiest week in Temple Basin is week 2 of August. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 33cm of snowfall. Check out the Temple Basin 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 Temple Basin

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June17cm2.9 days
July28cm3.6 days
August28cm4.1 days
September26cm3.8 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Temple Basin is 2 cm. There are typically 0.6 snowy days during this week. Temple Basin expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1708m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3103m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Temple Basin. A day with snowfall occurs on average every second year during the last week of March but in an average year there are two or three days during this particular week each year that are wet. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Temple Basin during week four of March with average maximum temperature 6.7°C and minimum temperature 5.3°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Temple Basin

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Temple Basin 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 Temple Basin 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 Temple Basin and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Temple Basin 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 Temple Basin 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 Temple Basin 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.