Red Lodge Mountain Snow History

Is Red Lodge Mountain snowsure? Check out the Red Lodge 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. 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: Red Lodge Mountain prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2504m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1417m) is far below the mid altitude of Red Lodge Mountain. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Red Lodge Mountain in the middle of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Red Lodge Mountain in week two of December of just -6.3°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.2°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 25km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snowfall occur on average two days during this week each year.

Red Lodge Mountain Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Red Lodge Mountain (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)

Red Lodge Mountain

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 Red Lodge Mountain 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.

Red Lodge Mountain Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Red Lodge Mountain (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Red Lodge Mountain

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Red Lodge Mountain 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.

Red Lodge Mountain Temperature

Average temperature in Red Lodge Mountain (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Red Lodge Mountain

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 Red Lodge 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.

Red Lodge Mountain snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December14cm3.2 days
Snow in January10cm3.0 days
Snow in February15cm4.0 days
Snow in March17cm3.9 days
Snow in April21cm3.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data