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Is Island Lake Catskiing snowsure?

The snowiest week in Island Lake Catskiing is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 24cm of snowfall. Check out the Island Lake Catskiing 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 Island Lake Catskiing

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December16cm4.2 days
January11cm3.7 days
February19cm4.4 days
March19cm5.0 days
April10cm3.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Island Lake Catskiing during July (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Island Lake Catskiing is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Island Lake Catskiing prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of July at the middle elevation of the cat ski area at 1940m, based on historical averages over the last 7 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (3846m) is far above the middle elevation of Island Lake Catskiing. Snowy weather is extemely unlikely in Island Lake Catskiing at the start of July but on average there is one wet day this week every year. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Island Lake Catskiing during week one of July with the average afternoon temperature 15.6°C and the minimum temperature 12.2°C. Usually sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 11km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Island Lake Catskiing and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Island Lake Catskiing

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Island Lake Catskiing 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 Island Lake Catskiing 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 Island Lake Catskiing and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Island Lake Catskiing 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 Island Lake Catskiing 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 Island Lake Catskiing 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.