Is Mount Roon snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Roon is week 4 of July. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week with 158cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Roon 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 Roon

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June31cm2.5 days
July97cm3.8 days
August60cm3.9 days
September57cm3.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Roon during July (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of July for Mount Roon is 158 cm. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week. Mount Roon typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of July at the middle elevation of the heli-ski area at 1696m, based on historical averages over the last 2 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1346m) is slightly lower than the mid altitude of Mount Roon. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Mount Roon at the end of July. Based on long term weather statistics for Mount Roon, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 158cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Mount Roon during week four of July is -1.7°C while the average minimum temperature is just -2.6°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 23km/h) but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one or two days during this week while fresh snow days that do not have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen on average three days 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 Mount Roon and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Mount Roon


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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