Big Red Cats Snow History

Is Big Red Cats snowsure? Check out the Big Red Cats 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: Big Red Cats typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the cat ski area at 1929m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2534m) is well above the mid altitude of Big Red Cats. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Big Red Cats in the middle of October but with an average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 14cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Big Red Cats during week three of October with average maximum temperature 2.2°C and minimum temperature 0.4°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 13km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day.

Big Red Cats Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Big Red Cats (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)

Big Red Cats

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 Big Red Cats 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.

Big Red Cats Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Big Red Cats (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Big Red Cats

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Big Red Cats 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.

Big Red Cats Temperature

Average temperature in Big Red Cats (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Big Red Cats

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 Big Red Cats 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.

Big Red Cats snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December27cm4.0 days
Snow in January25cm3.8 days
Snow in February27cm4.4 days
Snow in March32cm4.7 days
Snow in April21cm3.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data