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Is Skeena Heliskiing snowsure?

The snowiest week in Skeena Heliskiing is week 4 of November. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week with 33cm of snowfall. Check out the Skeena Heliskiing 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 Skeena Heliskiing

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December22cm4.2 days
January23cm4.6 days
February20cm4.1 days
March23cm5.1 days
April19cm5.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Skeena Heliskiing during April (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of April for Skeena Heliskiing is 21 cm. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week. Skeena Heliskiing prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of April at the middle elevation of the heli-ski area at 1879m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1048m) is far below the mid altitude of Skeena Heliskiing. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Skeena Heliskiing in the middle of April. Based on long term weather statistics for Skeena Heliskiing, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Skeena Heliskiing in week two of April of just -5.2°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -6.3°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that do not have perfect weather conditions also occur on average two or three days during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Skeena Heliskiing and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Skeena Heliskiing and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snow Conditions in Skeena Heliskiing Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


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 Skeena Heliskiing 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Skeena Heliskiing and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Skeena Heliskiing Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Skeena Heliskiing 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Skeena Heliskiing and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Skeena Heliskiing Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Skeena Heliskiing 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.