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Shames Mountain Snow History

Is Shames Mountain snowsure?

The snowiest week in Shames Mountain is week 3 of December. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week with 62cm of snowfall. Check out the Shames 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.

Average monthly snow in Shames Mountain

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December46cm4.3 days
January47cm4.4 days
February43cm4.4 days
March46cm5.3 days
April28cm4.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Shames Mountain during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Shames Mountain is 34 cm. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week. Shames Mountain prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 930m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (718m) is close to the mid altitude of Shames Mountain. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Shames Mountain in the middle of February. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 34cm. Temperatures should typically stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Shames Mountain during week three of February is -3.0°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.6°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that don't coincide with ideal weather conditions also happen on average two days during this week each year.

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Snow Conditions

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


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Average Snow Conditions in Shames Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)

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 Shames Mountain 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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Shames Mountain and (2007 – 2018)


Shames Mountain

Average Snowfall in Shames Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)

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

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


Shames Mountain

Average Temperatures in Shames Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)

Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Shames 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.