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Is Afriski Mountain Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Afriski Mountain Resort is week 4 of July. There are typically 1.1 snowy days during this week with 20cm of snowfall. Check out the Afriski Mountain Resort 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 Afriski Mountain Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June4cm0.6 days
July6cm0.5 days
August3cm0.5 days
September1cm0.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Afriski Mountain Resort during August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Afriski Mountain Resort is 6 cm. There are typically 0.6 snowy days during this week. Afri-Ski typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3070m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (3568m) is a little above the mid altitude of Afri-Ski. A day with snowfall happens on average every other year during the first week of August but rainy days are even rarer and you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Afri-Ski during week one of August with average maximum temperature 2.9°C and minimum temperature 0.9°C at the mid altitude. Almost always sunny at this time of year. Most years, there is just one totally overcast day per week. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 1


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Snow Depths

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

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Afriski Mountain Resort

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Afriski Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Afriski Mountain Resort 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 Afriski Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Afriski Mountain Resort 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 Afriski Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Afriski Mountain Resort 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.