Sainte Foy Snow History

Is Sainte Foy snowsure? Check out the Sainte Foy 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: Sainte Foy normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2082m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1233m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Sainte Foy. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Sainte Foy in the middle of January. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 46cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Sainte Foy in week three of January of just -5.8°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.3°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. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that do not have perfect conditions also occur on average two or three days during this week each year.

Sainte Foy Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Sainte Foy (2007 – 2018)

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    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)

Sainte Foy

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 Sainte Foy 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.

Sainte Foy Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Sainte Foy (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Sainte Foy

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Sainte Foy 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.

Sainte Foy Temperature

Average temperature in Sainte Foy (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Sainte Foy

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 Sainte Foy 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.

Sainte Foy snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December27cm3.1 days
Snow in January40cm3.4 days
Snow in February31cm4.1 days
Snow in March32cm4.1 days
Snow in April20cm3.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data