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Is Falls Creek snowsure?

The snowiest week in Falls Creek is week 1 of August. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 23cm of snowfall. Check out the Falls Creek 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 Falls Creek

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June7cm2.3 days
July15cm3.6 days
August17cm3.6 days
September7cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Falls Creek during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Falls Creek is 0 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Falls Creek expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1690m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (3327m) is far above the mid altitude of Falls Creek. Snow falls on just one day every 7 years in Falls Creek at the start of April but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Falls Creek during week one of April with average maximum temperature 9.5°C and minimum temperature 7.3°C at the mid altitude. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 14km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Falls Creek

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

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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 Falls Creek 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 Falls Creek and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer


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

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

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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 Falls Creek 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.