Nevis Range Snow History

Is Nevis Range snowsure? Check out the Nevis Range 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: Nevis Range typical weather and snow conditions during the second week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 656m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1402m) is far above the middle elevation of Nevis Range. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Nevis Range in the middle of November but rain is twice as likely as snow because on average there are three days during this particular week each year when it rains instead. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Nevis Range during week two of November with average maximum temperature 3.7°C and minimum temperature 2.5°C at the middle elevation. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Sometimes windy. Light winds (average 29km/h) most of the time are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two or three days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are not expected but clear, calm and cold days that do not have new snow occur on average one year in 7. .

Nevis Range Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Nevis Range (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    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)

Nevis Range

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 Nevis Range 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.

Nevis Range Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Nevis Range (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Nevis Range

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Nevis Range 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.

Nevis Range Temperature

Average temperature in Nevis Range (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Nevis Range

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 Nevis Range 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.

Nevis Range snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December11cm2.8 days
Snow in January11cm3.3 days
Snow in February12cm3.1 days
Snow in March9cm2.8 days
Snow in April4cm1.5 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data