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Coppervale Snow History

Is Coppervale snowsure?

The snowiest week in Coppervale is week 3 of February. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week with 23cm of snowfall. Check out the Coppervale 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 Coppervale

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December12cm2.0 days
January14cm2.2 days
February14cm2.3 days
March13cm2.3 days
April7cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Coppervale during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Coppervale is 23 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Coppervale prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1966m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2118m) is very near the middle elevation of Coppervale. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Coppervale in the middle of February but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 23cm. Day temperatures at the middle elevation in Coppervale during week three of February usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.6°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -1.6°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not have ideal weather conditions also happen on average one day during this week each year.


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Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer

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

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

Winter
Summer

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 Coppervale 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.