Is Lake Mountain snowsure?

The snowiest week in Lake Mountain is week 2 of August. There are typically 3.2 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)
June6cm1.6 days
July10cm3.0 days
August15cm3.2 days
September7cm1.8 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Lake Mountain is 9 cm. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week. Lake Mountain prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1475m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1872m) 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 at the start of July but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of July every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Lake Mountain during week one of July with average maximum temperature 1.6°C and minimum temperature 0.5°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Frequently windy. (average 34km/h) with the mean wind greater than 30km/h three or four days per week, perhaps strong enough to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while fresh snow days that don't have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen, on average one day every second year during this week every year.


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Lake Mountain and (2007 – 2022).

Winter
Summer

Lake Mountain


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Lake Mountain and (2007 – 2022)

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 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 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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. 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 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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.