Ski USA - New Mexico

Ski Apache Snow History

Is Ski Apache snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ski Apache is week 4 of December. There are typically 1.3 snowy days during this week with 6cm of snowfall. Check out the Ski Apache 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 Ski Apache

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December4cm1.0 days
January3cm0.7 days
February3cm0.9 days
March2cm0.8 days
April2cm0.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Ski Apache during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Ski Apache is 3 cm. There are typically 0.9 snowy days during this week. Ski Apache normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3216m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2991m) is very near the middle elevation of Ski Apache. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Ski Apache at the end of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 3cm. Temperatures should usually stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Ski Apache during week four of February is -1.1°C while the average minimum temperature is just -2.7°C. Usually sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Typically it is windy this week on most days (average 40km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h four or five days in this week, potentially strong enough to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snow occur on average three days during this week in any given year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Ski Apache and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Ski Apache 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 Ski Apache and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Ski Apache 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 Ski Apache and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Ski Apache 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.