Is Powder King snowsure?

The snowiest week in Powder King is week 3 of November. There are typically 5.2 snowy days during this week with 36cm of snowfall. Check out the Powder King 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 Powder King

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December22cm4.6 days
January20cm4.5 days
February18cm4.7 days
March24cm5.5 days
April12cm4.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Powder King during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Powder King is 24 cm. There are typically 5.5 snowy days during this week. Powder King typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1256m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (427m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Powder King. Very snowy weather in Powder King at the end of November. Based on long term weather statistics for Powder King, five or six days with fresh Fresh Snow is typical. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 24cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Powder King in week four of November of just -5.8°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -6.9°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week while powder days that do not coincide with ideal conditions also occur on average two days during this week every year.


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Powder King and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Powder King


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Powder King 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 Powder King 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 Powder King 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 Powder King 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 Powder King 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 Powder King 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.