Is Porcupine Mountain snowsure?

The snowiest week in Porcupine Mountain is week 2 of December. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 19cm of snowfall. Check out the Porcupine Mountain 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 Porcupine Mountain

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December15cm4.5 days
January18cm5.0 days
February17cm4.9 days
March7cm3.1 days
April8cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Porcupine Mountain during August (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of August for Porcupine Mountain is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Porcupine Mountain prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 344m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (3802m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Porcupine Mountain. Snowy weather is very unlikely in Porcupine Mountain in the middle of August but in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of August. Warm daytime temperatures in Porcupine Mountain during week three of August. The average temperature extremes are between 17.8°C and 20.4°C at the mid altitude. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 14km/h).


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Porcupine Mountain and (2007 – 2022).

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Summer

Porcupine Mountain


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Porcupine Mountain and (2007 – 2022)

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 Porcupine Mountain 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 Porcupine Mountain and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Porcupine Mountain 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 Porcupine Mountain and (2007 – 2022)

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 Porcupine Mountain 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.