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Is Sky Shishiku snowsure?

The snowiest week in Sky Shishiku is week 4 of January. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week with 42cm of snowfall. Check out the Sky Shishiku 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 Sky Shishiku

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December23cm3.1 days
January35cm4.7 days
February24cm3.9 days
March10cm2.4 days
April1cm0.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Sky Shishiku during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Sky Shishiku is 14 cm. There are typically 1.8 snowy days during this week. Sky Shishiku typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 618m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1426m) is well above the mid altitude of Sky Shishiku. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Sky Shishiku at the start of December but rain is more likely than snow because on average there are three days during this particular week each year when it rains instead. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 14cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Sky Shishiku during week one of December with average maximum temperature 5.3°C and minimum temperature 4.1°C at the mid altitude. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are not expected this week but fresh snow days that do not have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions are more common, on average one year in 5..


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Sky Shishiku

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Sky Shishiku 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 Sky Shishiku 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 Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Sky Shishiku 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 Sky Shishiku 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

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Sky Shishiku and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Sky Shishiku 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.