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Is Blanket Glacier Chalet snowsure?

The snowiest week in Blanket Glacier Chalet is week 2 of March. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 48cm of snowfall. Check out the Blanket Glacier Chalet 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 Blanket Glacier Chalet

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December37cm4.4 days
January36cm4.0 days
February39cm4.8 days
March42cm4.7 days
April27cm3.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Blanket Glacier Chalet during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Blanket Glacier Chalet is 35 cm. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week. Blanket Glacier Chalet prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the lodge area at 1950m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1398m) is a little below the mid altitude of Blanket Glacier Chalet. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Blanket Glacier Chalet at the start of April. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of April every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 35cm. Day temperatures at the mid altitude in Blanket Glacier Chalet during week one of April usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.0°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.9°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 8km/h). Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while powder days that don't have perfect conditions also happen, on average one or two days during this week every year.


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Snow Depths

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

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Blanket Glacier Chalet and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snow Conditions in Blanket Glacier Chalet Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


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 Blanket Glacier Chalet 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Blanket Glacier Chalet and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Blanket Glacier Chalet Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Blanket Glacier Chalet 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Blanket Glacier Chalet and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Blanket Glacier Chalet Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


Average temperature
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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Blanket Glacier Chalet 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.