Is Blue Knob snowsure?

The snowiest week in Blue Knob is week 2 of February. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week with 14cm of snowfall. Check out the Blue Knob 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 Knob

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December6cm2.0 days
January9cm2.9 days
February10cm3.0 days
March6cm1.8 days
April2cm0.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Blue Knob during May (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of May for Blue Knob is 0 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Blue Knob expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 806m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2964m) is far above the mid altitude of Blue Knob. Snow falls on just one day every 14 years in Blue Knob in the middle of May but it rains often, with rain falling on three or four days during this particular week of May. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Blue Knob during week two of May with the average afternoon temperature 12.5°C and the minimum temperature 10.2°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 19km/h) but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Blue Knob

Chart


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Blue Knob 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 Knob 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 Blue Knob 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 Knob 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 Blue Knob and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Blue Knob 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.