Nakiska Snow History

Is Nakiska snowsure? Check out the Nakiska 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: Nakiska typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1892m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (419m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Nakiska. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Nakiska in the middle of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Get prepaired for very low temperatures with the normal maximum temperature in Nakiska in week three of December of just -10.1°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -12.2°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have new snow happen on average two or three days during this week each year.

Nakiska Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Nakiska (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
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    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • 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)

Nakiska

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 Nakiska 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.

Nakiska Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Nakiska (2007 – 2018)

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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Nakiska

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Nakiska 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.

Nakiska Temperature

Average temperature in Nakiska (2007 – 2018)

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  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Nakiska

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 Nakiska 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.

Nakiska snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December10cm2.6 days
Snow in January7cm2.1 days
Snow in February11cm3.0 days
Snow in March12cm3.6 days
Snow in April17cm3.5 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data