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Is Mount Sunapee snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Sunapee is week 2 of February. There are typically 2.8 snowy days during this week with 24cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Sunapee 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 Sunapee

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December10cm2.1 days
January11cm2.4 days
February18cm2.8 days
March13cm2.7 days
April4cm1.0 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Mount Sunapee is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Mount Sunapee prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 606m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (3267m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Mount Sunapee. Snowy weather is very unlikely in Mount Sunapee at the start of June but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Mount Sunapee during week one of June with the average afternoon temperature 15.4°C and the minimum temperature 12.9°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 15km/h).


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mount Sunapee 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 Sunapee 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 Sunapee 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 Sunapee 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 Mount Sunapee 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 Sunapee 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 Sunapee 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.