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Mission Ridge Snow History

Is Mission Ridge snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mission Ridge is week 3 of December. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 41cm of snowfall. Check out the Mission Ridge 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 Mission Ridge

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December32cm3.7 days
January31cm3.6 days
February20cm3.7 days
March24cm4.0 days
April11cm2.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mission Ridge during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Mission Ridge is 22 cm. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week. Mission Ridge normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1754m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (969m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Mission Ridge. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Mission Ridge at the end of February. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 22cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Mission Ridge during week four of February is -4.8°C while the average minimum temperature is only -6.4°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 15km/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 perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have fresh snow happen on average two days during this week every year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Mission Ridge and (2007 – 2018)

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 Mission Ridge 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mission Ridge and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mission Ridge 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Mission Ridge and (2007 – 2018)

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 Mission Ridge 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.