Average snow depth during the season (Dec 22 to Mar 24) is 13 " at summit elevation and 2 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during January, offering an average snow depth of 14 " at summit elevation and 4 " at the base.
Mehliskopf features 37 sunny days on average per season. The average for all cross-Country Skiing Areas in Germany is 28 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 12 sunny days.