SNOW FACTS

Flagstaff Winter Facts

Flagstaff’s average annual snowfall is 108.8 inches. Heaviest annual snowfall on record since 1961 occurred in 1973. Approx. 210 inches of snow. The earliest snowfall on record in Flagstaff was September 19, 1965. The latest snowfall on record in Flagstaff was June 8, 1907.



Download the Flagstaff winter snowplay from above or here as a pdf: wintersnowplaymap.pdf.


Road Conditions

  • 511 anywhere in Arizona or·
  • 1-888-411-ROAD (7623)
  • az511.com

For directions to winter recreation area, please refer to the snowplay map found below,
or call 1-844-256-SNOW.


Keep Flagstaff Beautiful

Please remember to pick up trash and recycle broken sleds. Thank you!

Mountain Express offers FREE bus service from downtown Flagstaff to Arizona Snowbowl. Buses start at the Downtown Connection Center (Phoenix Ave. between Milton Rd. & Beaver St.), and stop at the free Flagstaff High School Park-n-Ride (Kendrick St. & Hunt Ave.), existing Mountain Line Route 5 stops on Highway 180 at the Pioneer Museum (northbound) and Highway 180 & Stevanna Way (southbound), Highway 180 & Snowbowl Rd., and terminate at Hart Prairie Lodge.

Dec. 26-30, Jan. 1-6, Jan. 19-20, Feb. 16-17 

  • First bus departs the Downtown Connection Center at 7 a.m., and buses run every 30 minutes, with the last bus departing Hart Prairie Lodge at 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 31, Jan. 12-13, Jan. 26-27, Feb. 2-3, Feb. 9-10, Feb. 23-24

  • First bus departs the Downtown Connection Center at 7 a.m., and buses run every 60 minutes, with the last bus departing Hart Prairie Lodge at 5 p.m.

A full service schedule and additional information can be found at www.mountainline.az.gov/mountainexpress.


Arizona’s Official Winter Wonderland

Flagstaff was desiWinter-Wonderland-Logognated Arizona’s official winter wonderland by Governor Ducey in 2015. Below you will find tips for visiting in the winter months and resources for enjoying our snowy playground. An average of 100 inches of snow falls annually in town, while the surrounding ponderosa forests are with even more snow, welcoming winter enthusiasts to partake in winter activities, such as skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and snowbiking.