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Is Glen Eden Ski Area snowsure?

The snowiest week in Glen Eden Ski Area is week 2 of February. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week with 16cm of snowfall. Check out the Glen Eden 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 Glen Eden Ski Area

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December9cm2.5 days
January9cm3.5 days
February12cm3.4 days
March8cm2.1 days
April6cm1.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Glen Eden Ski Area during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Glen Eden Ski Area is 7 cm. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week. Glen Eden Ski Area prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 340m, based on historical averages over the last 6 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (481m) is very near the middle elevation of Glen Eden Ski Area. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Glen Eden Ski Area in the middle of January but a rainy day during this week happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 7cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Glen Eden Ski Area during week three of January is -3.5°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.8°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that don't have new snow occur on average one or two days during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Glen Eden Ski Area and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Glen Eden Ski Area

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Glen Eden Ski Area 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 Glen Eden 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.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Glen Eden Ski Area 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 Glen Eden 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.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Glen Eden Ski Area 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 Glen Eden 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.