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Is Big Red Cats snowsure?

The snowiest week in Big Red Cats is week 3 of November. There are typically 4.9 snowy days during this week with 40cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Big Red Cats

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December27cm4.0 days
January25cm3.8 days
February27cm4.4 days
March32cm4.7 days
April21cm3.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Big Red Cats during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Big Red Cats is 25 cm. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week. Big Red Cats prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of November 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 (1045m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Big Red Cats. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Big Red Cats at the end of November. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of November. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 25cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Big Red Cats in week four of November of just -5.1°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -6.2°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that don't coincide with ideal conditions also happen on average 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 Big Red Cats and (2007 – 2018).


Big Red Cats


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Big Red Cats 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 Red Cats 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 Red Cats and (2007 – 2018)


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

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. 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 Red Cats 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 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.