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Is Fox Peak snowsure?

The snowiest week in Fox Peak is week 2 of August. There are typically 2.5 snowy days during this week with 25cm of snowfall. Check out the Fox Peak 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 Fox Peak

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June14cm1.7 days
July15cm2.2 days
August14cm2.3 days
September10cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Fox Peak during September (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of September for Fox Peak is 9 cm. There are typically 2.4 snowy days during this week. Fox Peak typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of September at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1511m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1778m) is close to the middle elevation of Fox Peak. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Fox Peak in the middle of September but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Fox Peak during week three of September usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.3°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.2°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 0


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Fox Peak

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Fox Peak 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 Fox Peak 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.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Fox Peak 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 Fox Peak 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.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Fox Peak 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 Fox Peak 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.