Banff Mt Norquay Snow History

Is Banff Mt Norquay snowsure? Check out the Banff Mt Norquay 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Banff Mt Norquay expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1790m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (390m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Banff Mt Norquay. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Banff Mt Norquay in the middle of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Be prepaired for very low temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Banff Mt Norquay in week three of December of just -10.5°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -12.6°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow occur on average two or three days during this week in any given year.

Banff Mt Norquay Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Banff Mt Norquay (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Banff Mt Norquay

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Banff Mt Norquay are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Banff Mt Norquay Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Banff Mt Norquay (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Banff Mt Norquay

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Banff Mt Norquay are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Banff Mt Norquay Temperature

Average temperature in Banff Mt Norquay (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Banff Mt Norquay

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Banff Mt Norquay 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.

Banff Mt Norquay snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December10cm3.6 days
Snow in January8cm3.2 days
Snow in February11cm3.9 days
Snow in March13cm4.4 days
Snow in April14cm4.0 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data