Mont Orford Snow History

Is Mont Orford snowsure? Check out the Mont Orford 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 Orford typical weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 583m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (274m) is slightly lower than the middle elevation of Mont Orford. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Mont Orford in the middle of December. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Mont Orford in week two of December of just -5.4°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.1°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 20km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't coincide with perfect conditions also occur on average two days during this week each year.

Mont Orford Snow Conditions

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

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  • 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 Orford

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 Orford 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 Orford Snowfall

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

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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Mont Orford

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 Orford 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 Orford Temperature

Average temperature in Mont Orford (2007 – 2018)

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  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Mont Orford

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 Orford 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 Orford snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December17cm4.1 days
Snow in January16cm4.4 days
Snow in February22cm4.8 days
Snow in March19cm3.9 days
Snow in April7cm2.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data