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Is Glencoe Mountain Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Glencoe Mountain Resort is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 18cm of snowfall. Check out the Glencoe Mountain Resort 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 Glencoe Mountain Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December12cm2.8 days
January14cm3.5 days
February14cm3.2 days
March9cm3.0 days
April4cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Glencoe Mountain Resort during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Glencoe Mountain Resort is 13 cm. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week. Glencoe Mountain Resort typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 706m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1052m) is slightly higher than the mid altitude of Glencoe Mountain Resort. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Glencoe Mountain Resort at the end of January but with a significant risk of rain falling on one or two days. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 13cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Glencoe Mountain Resort during week four of January with average maximum temperature 1.3°C and minimum temperature 0.1°C at the mid altitude. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Frequently windy. (average 31km/h) with the mean wind greater than 30km/h three or four days in this week, perhaps strong enough to affect ski lifts. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while powder days that do not have ideal weather also occur, on average one day every second year 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 Glencoe Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Glencoe Mountain Resort

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Glencoe Mountain Resort 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 Glencoe Mountain Resort 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 Glencoe Mountain Resort 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 Glencoe Mountain Resort 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 Glencoe Mountain Resort 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 Glencoe Mountain Resort 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.