Lake Mountain Snow History

Is Lake Mountain snowsure? Check out the Lake Mountain 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: Lake Mountain normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1475m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1821m) is slightly higher than the middle elevation of Lake Mountain. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Lake Mountain in the middle of August but a rainy day during this week happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 14cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Lake Mountain during week three of August with average maximum temperature 1.7°C and minimum temperature 0.5°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Often windy. (average 34km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h three or four days in this week, possibly strong enough to affect ski lifts. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with ideal weather conditions also occur on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.

Lake Mountain Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Lake Mountain (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)

Lake Mountain

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 Lake Mountain 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.

Lake Mountain Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Lake Mountain (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Lake Mountain

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Lake Mountain 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.

Lake Mountain Temperature

Average temperature in Lake Mountain (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Lake Mountain

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 Lake Mountain 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.

Lake Mountain snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June5cm1.5 days
Snow in July9cm2.9 days
Snow in August13cm3.1 days
Snow in September7cm1.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data