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Bogus Basin Snow History

Is Bogus Basin snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bogus Basin is week 3 of December. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week with 21cm of snowfall. Check out the Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December18cm2.7 days
January15cm2.4 days
February14cm2.8 days
March15cm2.8 days
April6cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bogus Basin during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Bogus Basin is 19 cm. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week. Bogus Basin normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2042m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1412m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Bogus Basin. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Bogus Basin at the end of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 19cm. Temperatures should generally remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Bogus Basin during week four of February is -4.1°C while the average minimum temperature is only -5.5°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snowfall occur on average two days during this week in any given year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin 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 Bogus Basin 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.