Shames Mountain Snow History

Is Shames Mountain snowsure? 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. 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: Shames Mountain expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 930m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (618m) is a little below the mid altitude of Shames Mountain. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Shames Mountain in the middle of December. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 35cm. Temperatures should mostly hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Shames Mountain during week two of December is -3.7°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.8°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while fresh snow days that don't have cold, sunny and calm weather also happen, on average two days during this week each year.

Shames Mountain Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Shames 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)

Shames 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 Shames 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.

Shames Mountain Snowfall

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

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Shames 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 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. 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.

Shames Mountain Temperature

Average temperature in Shames Mountain (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Shames 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 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.

Shames Mountain snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December46cm4.3 days
Snow in January47cm4.4 days
Snow in February43cm4.4 days
Snow in March46cm5.3 days
Snow in April28cm4.0 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data