Broken River Snow History

Is Broken River snowsure? Check out the Broken River 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: Broken River normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1610m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1778m) is similar to the mid altitude of Broken River. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Broken River at the end of August with a rainy day during this week of August happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Broken River during week four of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.6°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.7°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while powder days that do not have perfect weather also happen, on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.

Broken River Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Broken River (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)

Broken River

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 Broken River 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.

Broken River Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Broken River (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Broken River

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Broken River 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.

Broken River Temperature

Average temperature in Broken River (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Broken River

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 Broken River 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.

Broken River snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June15cm2.4 days
Snow in July17cm2.9 days
Snow in August17cm3.3 days
Snow in September14cm2.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data