Mont Sutton Snow History

Is Mont Sutton snowsure? Check out the Mont Sutton 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: Mont Sutton typical weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 740m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (290m) is a little below the middle elevation of Mont Sutton. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Mont Sutton in the middle of December. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 19cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Mont Sutton in week two of December of just -5.9°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.5°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that don't coincide with perfect conditions also occur on average two days during this week in any given year.

Mont Sutton Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Mont Sutton (2007 – 2018)

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    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)

Mont Sutton

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 Mont Sutton 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.

Mont Sutton Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mont Sutton (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Mont Sutton

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mont Sutton 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.

Mont Sutton Temperature

Average temperature in Mont Sutton (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Mont Sutton

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 Mont Sutton 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.

Mont Sutton snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December17cm4.1 days
Snow in January16cm4.2 days
Snow in February23cm4.8 days
Snow in March21cm3.9 days
Snow in April8cm2.4 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data