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Is Happo One snowsure?

The snowiest week in Happo One is week 2 of January. There are typically 5.9 snowy days during this week with 66cm of snowfall. Check out the Happo One 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 Happo One

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December45cm4.3 days
January57cm5.3 days
February42cm4.7 days
March29cm3.6 days
April6cm1.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Happo One during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Happo One is 57 cm. There are typically 5.7 snowy days during this week. Happo One normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1296m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (455m) is far below the mid altitude of Happo One. Very snowy weather in Happo One at the end of January. Based on long term weather statistics for Happo One, five or six days with fresh Fresh Snow is typical but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 57cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Happo One in week four of January of just -5.7°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.4°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average two days during this week while fresh snow days that do not have perfect conditions also happen on average three days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Happo One

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Happo One 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 Happo One 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 Happo One 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 Happo One 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 Happo One 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 Happo One 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.