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Is Big Creek Ski Area snowsure?

The snowiest week in Big Creek Ski Area is week 2 of February. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 16cm of snowfall. Check out the Big Creek Ski Area 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 Big Creek Ski Area

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December9cm2.6 days
January12cm3.7 days
February12cm3.8 days
March7cm2.4 days
April3cm0.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Big Creek Ski Area during September (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of September for Big Creek Ski Area is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Big Creek Ski Area prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of September at the middle elevation of the ski area at 420m, based on historical averages over the last 6 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3835m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Big Creek Ski Area. Fresh Snow is highly unlikely in Big Creek Ski Area at the end of September but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Big Creek Ski Area during week four of September with the average afternoon temperature 17.9°C and the minimum temperature 15.4°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 12km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Big Creek Ski Area and (2007 – 2018).


Big Creek Ski Area


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Big Creek Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)


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

The most cherished days on the mountain in Big Creek Ski Area 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 Big Creek Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Big Creek Ski Area 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 Big Creek Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Big Creek Ski Area 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.