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Is Blackjack Ski Area snowsure?

The snowiest week in Blackjack Ski Area is week 2 of December. There are typically 4.9 snowy days during this week with 19cm of snowfall. Check out the Blackjack 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 Blackjack Ski Area

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December14cm4.6 days
January15cm5.0 days
February13cm4.7 days
March7cm2.9 days
April9cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Blackjack Ski Area during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Blackjack Ski Area is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Blackjack SA normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 429m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (3755m) is far above the mid altitude of Blackjack SA. Snowy weather is very unlikely in Blackjack SA in the middle of August but in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of August. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Blackjack SA during week two of August with the average afternoon temperature 19.3°C and the minimum temperature 17.5°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 Blackjack Ski Area and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Blackjack Ski Area

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Blackjack Ski Area 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 Blackjack 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 Blackjack Ski Area 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 Blackjack 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 Blackjack Ski Area 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 Blackjack 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.