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Is Purcell Mountain Lodge snowsure?

The snowiest week in Purcell Mountain Lodge is week 3 of November. There are typically 5.7 snowy days during this week with 56cm of snowfall. Check out the Purcell Mountain Lodge 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 Purcell Mountain Lodge

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December38cm5.0 days
January35cm4.6 days
February41cm5.2 days
March49cm6.0 days
April32cm5.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Purcell Mountain Lodge during July (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Purcell Mountain Lodge is 0 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Purcell Mountain Lodge prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of July at the middle elevation of the lodge area at 2319m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (3462m) is far above the middle elevation of Purcell Mountain Lodge. Snow falls on just one day every 14 years in Purcell Mountain Lodge at the start of July but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Purcell Mountain Lodge during week one of July with the average afternoon temperature 12.9°C and the minimum temperature 9.8°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 7km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Purcell Mountain Lodge and (2007 – 2018).

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Purcell Mountain Lodge

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Purcell Mountain Lodge 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 Purcell Mountain Lodge 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 Purcell Mountain Lodge and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Purcell Mountain Lodge 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 Purcell Mountain Lodge and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Purcell Mountain Lodge 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.