Ski USA - Arizona

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation Weather & snow trends

Ski USA - Arizona

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation Weather & snow trends


Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation Snow History

Is Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation snowsure? Check out the Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation 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: Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2380m, based on historical averages over the last 6 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (3406m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation. Snow falls on just one day every 14 years in Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation in the middle of November but there is a 50% chance that one day will be rainy. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 14cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation during week three of November with average maximum temperature 6.4°C and minimum temperature 4.4°C at the middle elevation. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Mostly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are not expected but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow occur on average one day every second year during this week each year..

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation (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)

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation

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 Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation 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.

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation 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.

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation Temperature

Average temperature in Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation

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 Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation 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.

Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December5cm0.9 days
Snow in January10cm1.3 days
Snow in February8cm1.2 days
Snow in March5cm0.6 days
Snow in April1cm0.4 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data