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Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Snow History

Is Pajarito Mountain Ski Area snowsure?

The snowiest week in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is week 4 of February. There are typically 2.6 snowy days during this week with 20cm of snowfall. Check out the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area 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 Pajarito Mountain Ski Area

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December10cm1.9 days
January11cm1.9 days
February12cm2.2 days
March7cm1.6 days
April6cm1.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is 8 cm. There are typically 1.9 snowy days during this week. Pajarito Mountain Ski Area prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2967m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2641m) is slightly below the middle elevation of Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area in the middle of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area during week three of February is -2.0°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.0°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 25km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new 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 fresh snowfall happen on average two or three days during this week in any given year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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Average Snow Conditions in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)


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 Pajarito Mountain Ski Area 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 Pajarito Mountain Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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Average Snowfall in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area 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 Pajarito Mountain Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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Average Temperatures in Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)


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 Pajarito Mountain Ski Area 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.