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Is Smuggler's Notch snowsure?

The snowiest week in Smuggler's Notch is week 2 of March. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 25cm of snowfall. Check out the Smuggler's Notch 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 Smuggler's Notch

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December15cm3.9 days
January13cm3.8 days
February20cm4.4 days
March19cm3.7 days
April7cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Smuggler's Notch during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Smuggler's Notch is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Smuggler's Notch prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 712m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (3064m) is well above the mid altitude of Smuggler's Notch. Fresh Snow is unlikely in Smuggler's Notch at the start of June but on average there are three days during this week each year when it rains Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Smuggler's Notch during week one of June with the average afternoon temperature 14.2°C and the minimum temperature 11.4°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Smuggler's Notch and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Smuggler's Notch and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snow Conditions in Smuggler's Notch Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-31)


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 Smuggler's Notch 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 Smuggler's Notch and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Smuggler's Notch Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-31)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Smuggler's Notch 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 Smuggler's Notch and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Smuggler's Notch Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-31)


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Maximum
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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Smuggler's Notch 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.