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Arizona Snowbowl Snow History

Is Arizona Snowbowl snowsure?

The snowiest week in Arizona Snowbowl is week 4 of February. There are typically 1.7 snowy days during this week with 11cm of snowfall. Check out the Arizona Snowbowl 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 Arizona Snowbowl

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December6cm1.3 days
January8cm1.3 days
February8cm1.4 days
March5cm0.9 days
April2cm0.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Arizona Snowbowl during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Arizona Snowbowl is 11 cm. There are typically 1.7 snowy days during this week. Arizona Snowbowl normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3156m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2588m) is slightly lower than the middle elevation of Arizona Snowbowl. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Arizona Snowbowl at the end of February . Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Temperatures should mostly stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Arizona Snowbowl during week four of February is -3.6°C while the average minimum temperature is just -5.1°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Often windy. (average 33km/h) with the mean wind more than 30km/h three days per week, possibly strong enough to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have fresh snow occur on average two or three days during this week every year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Arizona Snowbowl and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snow Conditions in Arizona Snowbowl Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)


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 Arizona Snowbowl 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Arizona Snowbowl and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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Average Snowfall in Arizona Snowbowl Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Arizona Snowbowl 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Arizona Snowbowl and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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Average Temperatures in Arizona Snowbowl Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)


Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Arizona Snowbowl 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.