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Is Lake Mountain snowsure?

The snowiest week in Lake Mountain is week 1 of August. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 17cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Lake Mountain

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June5cm1.5 days
July9cm2.9 days
August13cm3.1 days
September7cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Lake Mountain during September (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of September for Lake Mountain is 6 cm. There are typically 1.8 snowy days during this week. Lake Mountain normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of September 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 expected freezing level (2217m) is well above the middle elevation of Lake Mountain. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Lake Mountain in the middle of September but with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Lake Mountain during week three of September with average maximum temperature 4.2°C and minimum temperature 2.3°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. It can be windy. Light winds (average 28km/h) the majority of the time are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two or three days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 1 while powder days that don't coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather also happen, on average one year in 5.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Lake Mountain


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

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. 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 Lake Mountain and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

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. 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 Lake Mountain and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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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.