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Is Broken River snowsure?

The snowiest week in Broken River is week 2 of October. There are typically 3.1 snowy days during this week with 31cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Broken River

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June15cm2.4 days
July17cm2.9 days
August17cm3.3 days
September14cm2.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Broken River during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Broken River is 17 cm. There are typically 1.7 snowy days during this week. Broken River normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of June 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 normal freezing level (1932m) is slightly above the mid altitude of Broken River. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Broken River at the start of June with and average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Day temperatures at the mid altitude in Broken River during week one of June usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.0°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.5°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 16km/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. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that don't coincide with ideal weather conditions also occur on average one day during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Broken River

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Broken River 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 Broken River 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 Broken River and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer


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. 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 Broken River and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer


Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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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.