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Is Alpine Mountain snowsure?

The snowiest week in Alpine Mountain is week 2 of February. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week with 12cm of snowfall. Check out the Alpine Mountain 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 Alpine Mountain

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December5cm1.1 days
January6cm1.7 days
February9cm2.4 days
March6cm1.3 days
April1cm0.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Alpine Mountain during October (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of October for Alpine Mountain is 1 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Alpine Mountain expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 275m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2721m) is well above the mid altitude of Alpine Mountain. Snow falls on just one day every 7 years in Alpine Mountain in the middle of October but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 7cm. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Alpine Mountain during week three of October with the average afternoon temperature 12.5°C and the minimum temperature 9.8°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 15km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Alpine Mountain 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 Alpine Mountain 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 Alpine Mountain 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.