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Is Mount Lyford snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Lyford is week 2 of July. There are typically 2.5 snowy days during this week with 27cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Lyford 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 Mount Lyford

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June13cm2.0 days
July17cm2.5 days
August14cm2.3 days
September16cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Lyford during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Mount Lyford is 20 cm. There are typically 1.7 snowy days during this week. Mount Lyford normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1575m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2002m) is slightly above the middle elevation of Mount Lyford. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Mount Lyford at the start of June with a 50% chance that one day will be rainy during this week of June. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Mount Lyford during week one of June with average maximum temperature 1.7°C and minimum temperature 0.3°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that don't have ideal conditions also occur on average one day during this week each year.


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Mount Lyford 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 Mount Lyford 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 Mount Lyford 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 Mount Lyford 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 Mount Lyford 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 Mount Lyford 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.