Is Red Mountain Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Red Mountain Resort is week 3 of November. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 25cm of snowfall. Check out the Red Mountain Resort 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 Red Mountain Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm3.8 days
January15cm3.7 days
February15cm4.2 days
March18cm4.5 days
April11cm3.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Red Mountain Resort during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Red Mountain Resort is 14 cm. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week. Red Mountain Resort normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1628m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1024m) is far below the middle elevation of Red Mountain Resort. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Red Mountain Resort in the middle of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 14cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Red Mountain Resort during week three of January is -4.9°C while the average minimum temperature is only -7.2°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that don't have fresh snow occur on average two or three days during this week each year.

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Snow Depths

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


Red Mountain Resort

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Red Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)


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

The most cherished days on the mountain in Red Mountain Resort 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 Red Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Red Mountain Resort 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 Red Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Red Mountain Resort 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.