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Is Thredbo snowsure?

The snowiest week in Thredbo is week 1 of August. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week with 13cm of snowfall. Check out the Thredbo 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 Thredbo

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June5cm1.6 days
July9cm2.8 days
August10cm3.0 days
September6cm1.5 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Thredbo during August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Thredbo is 13 cm. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week. Thredbo typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1701m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1735m) is similar to the middle elevation of Thredbo. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Thredbo at the start of August but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of August. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 13cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Thredbo during week one of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.3°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -1.4°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 23km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with perfect weather conditions also happen on average one day during this week each year.

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Thredbo 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 Thredbo 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 Thredbo 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.