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Is Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) snowsure?

The snowiest week in Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) is week 1 of March. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week with 8cm of snowfall. Check out the Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) 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 Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts)

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December1cm0.2 days
January1cm0.6 days
February1cm0.8 days
March3cm0.8 days
April1cm0.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Knockanaffrin prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 450m, based on historical averages over the last 5 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2556m) is far above the mid altitude of Knockanaffrin. Snowfall is extemely unlikely in Knockanaffrin at the end of October whereas rain is common. Expect to get rained on during 4 or 5 days at this time of year. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Knockanaffrin during week four of October with the average afternoon temperature 10.5°C and the minimum temperature 9.3°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 25km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) and (2007 – 2018).

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Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts)

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) 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 Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) and (2007 – 2018)

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) 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 Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Knockanaffrin (Comeragh Mts) 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.