Blue Mountain Snow History

Is Blue Mountain snowsure? Check out the Blue Mountain 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Blue Mountain prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 340m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (507m) is very near the middle elevation of Blue Mountain. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Blue Mountain in the middle of December. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Temperatures should mostly remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Blue Mountain during week two of December is -2.4°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.8°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 23km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while fresh snow days that don't coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen, on average two days during this week in any given year.

Blue Mountain Snow Conditions

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

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Blue Mountain

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Mountain are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Blue Mountain Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Blue Mountain (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Blue Mountain

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Blue Mountain are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Blue Mountain Temperature

Average temperature in Blue Mountain (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Blue Mountain

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Mountain 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.

Blue Mountain snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December12cm3.9 days
Snow in January13cm4.6 days
Snow in February14cm4.3 days
Snow in March10cm2.8 days
Snow in April5cm1.4 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data