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Is Blue Hills snowsure?

The snowiest week in Blue Hills is week 2 of February. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 34cm of snowfall. Check out the Blue Hills 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 Blue Hills

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December3cm0.9 days
January7cm1.2 days
February15cm2.2 days
March6cm1.7 days
April4cm0.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Blue Hills during April (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of April for Blue Hills is 1 cm. There are typically 0.3 snowy days during this week. Blue Hills expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 128m, based on historical averages over the last 7 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1878m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Blue Hills. A day with snowfall occurs on average every other year during the second week of April but in a typical year there are also a couple of rainy days during this week of April. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 2cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Blue Hills during week two of April with average maximum temperature 9.8°C and minimum temperature 7.1°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 20km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Based on long term statistics, we do not expect any powder days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ski area of Blue Hills at this time of year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Blue Hills and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Blue Hills

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Blue Hills 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 Blue Hills 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 Blue Hills 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 Blue Hills 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 Blue Hills 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 Blue Hills 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.