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Is Hanson Hills snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hanson Hills is week 2 of December. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 14cm of snowfall. Check out the Hanson Hills 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 Hanson Hills

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December9cm3.8 days
January11cm4.6 days
February10cm4.4 days
March6cm2.6 days
April5cm1.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Hanson Hills during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Hanson Hills is 6 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. Hanson Hills normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 210m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (930m) is far above the mid altitude of Hanson Hills. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Hanson Hills at the end of November but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of November every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Hanson Hills during week four of November with average maximum temperature 1.7°C and minimum temperature -0.0°C at the mid altitude. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, 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 Hanson Hills and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Hanson Hills 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 Hanson Hills 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 Hanson Hills 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 Hanson Hills 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 Hanson Hills 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 Hanson Hills 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.