Ski Canada - BC

Fernie Wilderness Adventures Weather & snow trends

Ski Canada - BC

Fernie Wilderness Adventures Weather & snow trends


Fernie Wilderness Adventures Snow History

Is Fernie Wilderness Adventures snowsure? Check out the Fernie Wilderness Adventures 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: FWA Powder Catskiing normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2056m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (607m) is far below the middle elevation of FWA Powder Catskiing. Frequent snowfalls are typical in FWA Powder Catskiing in the middle of December. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 16cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in FWA Powder Catskiing in week two of December of just -9.7°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -10.8°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow happen on average two days during this week each year.

Fernie Wilderness Adventures Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Fernie Wilderness Adventures (2007 – 2018)

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  • 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)

Fernie Wilderness Adventures

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 Fernie Wilderness Adventures 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.

Fernie Wilderness Adventures Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Fernie Wilderness Adventures (2007 – 2018)

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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Fernie Wilderness Adventures

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Fernie Wilderness Adventures 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.

Fernie Wilderness Adventures Temperature

Average temperature in Fernie Wilderness Adventures (2007 – 2018)

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  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Fernie Wilderness Adventures

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 Fernie Wilderness Adventures 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.

Fernie Wilderness Adventures snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December17cm4.4 days
Snow in January12cm4.0 days
Snow in February19cm4.6 days
Snow in March20cm5.1 days
Snow in April15cm4.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data