Castle Mountain Resort Snow History

Is Castle Mountain Resort snowsure? 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. 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: Castle Mountain Resort typical weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1842m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (678m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Castle Mountain Resort. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Castle Mountain Resort in the middle of December. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Castle Mountain Resort in week two of December of just -8.4°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -10.1°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts 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 but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that don't have fresh snowfall occur on average two days during this week in any given year.

Castle Mountain Resort Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Castle Mountain Resort (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)

Castle Mountain Resort

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 Castle Mountain Resort 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.

Castle Mountain Resort Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Castle Mountain Resort (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Castle Mountain Resort

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • 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. 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.

Castle Mountain Resort Temperature

Average temperature in Castle Mountain Resort (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Castle Mountain Resort

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 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.

Castle Mountain Resort snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December16cm4.2 days
Snow in January12cm3.7 days
Snow in February20cm4.5 days
Snow in March18cm4.8 days
Snow in April16cm4.0 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data