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Is Mont Ste Marie snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mont Ste Marie is week 2 of December. There are typically 3.7 snowy days during this week with 19cm of snowfall. Check out the Mont Ste Marie 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 Mont Ste Marie

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December14cm3.4 days
January14cm4.0 days
February15cm4.4 days
March13cm3.2 days
April5cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mont Ste Marie during March (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of March for Mont Ste Marie is 19 cm. There are typically 3.7 snowy days during this week. Mont Ste Marie expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 392m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (199m) is similar to the middle elevation of Mont Ste Marie. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Mont Ste Marie at the start of March but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 19cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Mont Ste Marie in week one of March of just -6.6°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.9°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that don't have fresh snow occur on average one or two days during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mont Ste Marie and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mont Ste Marie 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 Mont Ste Marie 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 Mont Ste Marie and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mont Ste Marie 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 Mont Ste Marie and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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 Mont Ste Marie 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.