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Is Bellefontaine snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bellefontaine is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.3 snowy days during this week with 39cm of snowfall. Check out the Bellefontaine 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 Bellefontaine

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December19cm2.3 days
January20cm2.6 days
February21cm3.0 days
March18cm2.2 days
April6cm0.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bellefontaine during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Bellefontaine is 16 cm. There are typically 2.5 snowy days during this week. Bellefontaine expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1151m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1560m) is a little above the mid altitude of Bellefontaine. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Bellefontaine at the start of December but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 16cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Bellefontaine during week one of December with average maximum temperature 1.1°C and minimum temperature -0.0°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not coincide with ideal weather conditions also happen on average one or two days during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Bellefontaine

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
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 Bellefontaine 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.