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Is Deer Valley snowsure?

The snowiest week in Deer Valley is week 2 of January. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week with 29cm of snowfall. Check out the Deer Valley 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 Deer Valley

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December21cm2.9 days
January18cm2.8 days
February18cm3.5 days
March16cm2.8 days
April12cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Deer Valley during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Deer Valley is 12 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Deer Valley normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2460m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2390m) is close to the mid altitude of Deer Valley. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Deer Valley at the start of April but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures should typically stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Deer Valley during week one of April is -0.2°C while the average minimum temperature is only -2.1°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have fresh snowfall occur on average one or two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Deer Valley

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer


Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Deer Valley 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.