Does Cairngorms have snow?

The latest Cairngorm snow report shown below was updated on 28 May 2022….Resort report:

Piste conditions: Tell us
Next snowfall: 0.4 in Mon 30 May (PM)
Next significant snowfall: No significant snow is forecast
Season opens: 10 December 2022
Lifts open:

How much does it snow in the Cairngorms?

Average monthly snow in Cairngorm

Month Snow amount (week) Snow days (week)
December 3.9 in 2.9 days
January 4.3 in 3.4 days
February 5.1 in 3.6 days
March 3.5 in 3.0 days

How much snow does Aviemore get?

The snowy period of the year lasts for 4.8 months, from November 15 to April 9, with a sliding 31-day snowfall of at least 1.0 inches. The month with the most snow in Aviemore is January, with an average snowfall of 3.3 inches. The snowless period of the year lasts for 7.2 months, from April 9 to November 15.

Is there snow in Aviemore in December?

The average sliding 31-day snowfall during December in Aviemore is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.0 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.5 inches.

What is skiing like in Cairngorms?

The Cairngorm Mountain ski area is Scotland’s ultimate winter playground for families, adrenaline junkies, eager first timers and everyone in between. With over 30km of pisted runs, 11 surface lifts, freestyle terrain and on-site equipment rental we truly offer something for all.

How good is skiing in Aviemore?

With fantastic views and snowfall, the mountain is one of the top destinations for skiing in Scotland. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, looking for a holiday filled with snowsports, camping in Aviemore is a great option.

Can you ski in Aviemore in January?

Depending on the snowfall, the skiing season is usually from December through to April. Due to changeable weather, deciding to visit at short notice is a common occurrence. February half term is a great time of year to visit with kids.