Crystal MountainMichigan Snow History

Is Crystal MountainMichigan snowsure? Check out the Crystal MountainMichigan 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: Crystal Mountain normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 288m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (639m) is a little above the middle elevation of Crystal Mountain. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Crystal Mountain in the middle of December. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of December every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Crystal Mountain during week two of December is -1.8°C while the average minimum temperature is only -2.8°C. There is only a 50% chance of seeing any sunshine this week. Mainly light winds (average 23km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 1 but fresh snow days that do not have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions are more usual, on average two days during this week in any given year.

Crystal MountainMichigan Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Crystal MountainMichigan (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)

Crystal MountainMichigan

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 Crystal MountainMichigan 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.

Crystal MountainMichigan Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Crystal MountainMichigan (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Crystal MountainMichigan

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Crystal MountainMichigan 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.

Crystal MountainMichigan Temperature

Average temperature in Crystal MountainMichigan (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Crystal MountainMichigan

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 Crystal MountainMichigan 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.

Crystal MountainMichigan snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December13cm4.0 days
Snow in January15cm4.8 days
Snow in February13cm4.4 days
Snow in March7cm2.4 days
Snow in April5cm1.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data