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Is Chestnut Mountain snowsure?

The snowiest week in Chestnut Mountain is week 4 of December. There are typically 2.5 snowy days during this week with 10cm of snowfall. Check out the Chestnut Mountain 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 Chestnut Mountain

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December7cm2.0 days
January6cm2.1 days
February7cm2.3 days
March4cm1.2 days
April1cm0.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Chestnut Mountain during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Chestnut Mountain is 1 cm. There are typically 0.5 snowy days during this week. Chestnut Mountain typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 244m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1737m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Chestnut Mountain. A day with snowfall happens on average every second year during the first week of April but in a typical year there are also a couple of rainy days during this week of April. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 2cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Chestnut Mountain during week one of April with average maximum temperature 7.9°C and minimum temperature 5.1°C at the mid altitude. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are not expected but bluebird days that do not have fresh snow happen on average one year in 14. (AA) while powder days that don't coincide with perfect weather conditions also happen once every 14 years.


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Snow Depths

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

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

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Average Snow Conditions in Chestnut Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-03-29)


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 Chestnut Mountain 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 Chestnut Mountain and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Chestnut Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-03-29)


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

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

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Average Temperatures in Chestnut Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-03-29)


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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Chestnut Mountain 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.