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Eaglecrest Ski Area Snow History

Is Eaglecrest Ski Area snowsure?

The snowiest week in Eaglecrest Ski Area is week 2 of March. There are typically 4.9 snowy days during this week with 46cm of snowfall. Check out the Eaglecrest Ski Area 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 Eaglecrest Ski Area

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December33cm4.1 days
January37cm4.2 days
February29cm3.7 days
March30cm4.0 days
April18cm3.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Eaglecrest Ski Area during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Eaglecrest Ski Area is 22 cm. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week. Eaglecrest Ski Area prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 578m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (475m) is close to the middle elevation of Eaglecrest Ski Area. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Eaglecrest Ski Area in the middle of February but a rainy day during this week happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 22cm. Temperatures should usually remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Eaglecrest Ski Area during week three of February is -2.6°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.6°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 0


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Eaglecrest Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Eaglecrest Ski Area


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 Eaglecrest Ski Area 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 Eaglecrest Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Eaglecrest Ski Area


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Eaglecrest Ski Area 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 Eaglecrest Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Eaglecrest Ski Area


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 Eaglecrest Ski Area 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.