Is Mont Sutton snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mont Sutton is week 1 of February. There are typically 5.1 snowy days during this week with 26cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Mont Sutton

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm4.1 days
January16cm4.2 days
February23cm4.8 days
March21cm3.9 days
April8cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mont Sutton during April (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of April for Mont Sutton is 6 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Mont Sutton normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 740m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1751m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Mont Sutton. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Mont Sutton at the end of April but rain is slightly more likely than snow during this week of April. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Mont Sutton during week four of April with average maximum temperature 6.4°C and minimum temperature 3.9°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny 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 fresh snow days that do not coincide with ideal weather also happen, on average one day every second year during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mont Sutton 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 Sutton 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 Sutton 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 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. 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 Sutton 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 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.