Is Broad Peak snowsure?

The snowiest week in Broad Peak is week 2 of June. There are typically 5.4 snowy days during this week with 49cm of snowfall. Check out the Broad Peak 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 Broad Peak

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December11cm3.8 days
January11cm4.4 days
February23cm5.8 days
March26cm5.5 days
April37cm5.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Broad Peak during July (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of July for Broad Peak is 19 cm. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week. Broad Peak typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of July at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 6474m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (5608m) is far below the mid altitude of Broad Peak. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Broad Peak at the end of July. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 19cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Broad Peak in week four of July of just -5.7°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -6.9°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 13km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Broad Peak


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Broad Peak 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 Broad Peak 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 Broad Peak 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 Broad Peak 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 Broad Peak 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 Broad Peak 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.