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Castle Mountain Resort Snow History

Is Castle Mountain Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Castle Mountain Resort is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 24cm of snowfall. Check out the Castle Mountain Resort 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 Castle Mountain Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December16cm4.2 days
January12cm3.7 days
February20cm4.5 days
March18cm4.8 days
April16cm4.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Castle Mountain Resort during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Castle Mountain Resort is 21 cm. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week. Castle Mountain Resort normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1842m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (667m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Castle Mountain Resort. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Castle Mountain Resort at the end of February. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Castle Mountain Resort in week four of February of just -7.9°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.8°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have new snow occur on average two days during this week every year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Castle Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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Average Snow Conditions in Castle Mountain Resort Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)


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 Castle Mountain Resort 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 Castle Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Castle Mountain Resort

Average Snowfall in Castle Mountain Resort Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Castle Mountain Resort 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 Castle Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Castle Mountain Resort

Average Temperatures in Castle Mountain Resort Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)


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 Castle Mountain Resort 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.