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Is Stony Mountain snowsure?

The snowiest week in Stony Mountain is week 4 of December. There are typically 2.8 snowy days during this week with 9cm of snowfall. Check out the Stony Mountain 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 Stony Mountain

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December7cm3.0 days
January6cm2.9 days
February6cm2.9 days
March6cm2.8 days
April3cm1.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Stony Mountain during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Stony Mountain is 5 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Stony Mountain typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 247m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (665m) is slightly above the middle elevation of Stony Mountain. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Stony Mountain at the start of April with a rainy day during this week of April happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 5cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Stony Mountain during week one of April usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.8°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -1.3°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 15km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snowfall occur on average one day 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 Stony Mountain and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Stony Mountain and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snow Conditions in Stony Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-03-29)


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 Stony Mountain 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 Stony Mountain and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Stony Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-03-29)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Stony Mountain 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 Stony Mountain and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Stony Mountain Graph. (Updated on: 2020-03-29)


Average temperature
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 Stony Mountain 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.