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Is Calgary/Canada Olympic Park snowsure?

The snowiest week in Calgary/Canada Olympic Park is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 12cm of snowfall. Check out the Calgary/Canada Olympic Park 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 Calgary/Canada Olympic Park

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December6cm1.8 days
January6cm1.6 days
February8cm2.4 days
March8cm2.6 days
April8cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Calgary/Canada Olympic Park during August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Calgary/Canada Olympic Park is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Calgary/Canada Olympic Park typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1188m, based on historical averages over the last 7 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3766m) is well above the mid altitude of Calgary/Canada Olympic Park. is very unlikely in Calgary/Canada Olympic Park at the start of August but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Calgary/Canada Olympic Park during week one of August with the average afternoon temperature 18.8°C and the minimum temperature 15.8°C. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Mostly light winds (average 14km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Calgary/Canada Olympic Park and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Calgary/Canada Olympic Park

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Calgary/Canada Olympic Park and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Calgary/Canada Olympic Park 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 Calgary/Canada Olympic Park 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 Calgary/Canada Olympic Park 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 Calgary/Canada Olympic Park 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 Calgary/Canada Olympic Park 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.