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Iwappara Snow History

Is Iwappara snowsure? Check out the Iwappara 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Iwappara expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 692m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (408m) is very near the middle elevation of Iwappara. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Iwappara in the middle of January. Based on long term weather statistics for Iwappara, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical but a day when it rains during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 38cm. Temperatures should mostly remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Iwappara during week three of January is -2.0°C while the average minimum temperature is only -3.9°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 14km/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. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen on average three days during this week every year.

Iwappara Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Iwappara (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Iwappara

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Iwappara are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Iwappara Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Iwappara (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Iwappara

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Iwappara are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Iwappara Temperature

Average temperature in Iwappara (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Iwappara

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Iwappara 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.

Iwappara snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December23cm3.4 days
Snow in January38cm5.2 days
Snow in February31cm4.7 days
Snow in March16cm3.2 days
Snow in April2cm0.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data