Is Summit at Snoqualmie snowsure?

The snowiest week in Summit at Snoqualmie is week 3 of December. There are typically 4.7 snowy days during this week with 48cm of snowfall. Check out the Summit at Snoqualmie 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 Summit at Snoqualmie

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December41cm3.7 days
January30cm3.2 days
February35cm3.9 days
March36cm4.3 days
April18cm3.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Summit at Snoqualmie during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Summit at Snoqualmie is 34 cm. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week. Summit at Snoqualmie typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1068m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1805m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Summit at Snoqualmie. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Summit at Snoqualmie in the middle of January but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 34cm. Day temperatures at the mid altitude in Summit at Snoqualmie during week three of January usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.0°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -1.3°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not have cold, sunny and calm weather also occur on average one or two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Summit at Snoqualmie and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Summit at Snoqualmie


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Summit at Snoqualmie 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 Summit at Snoqualmie 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 Summit at Snoqualmie 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 Summit at Snoqualmie 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 Summit at Snoqualmie 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 Summit at Snoqualmie 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.