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Suhara Snow History

Is Suhara snowsure?

The snowiest week in Suhara is week 4 of January. There are typically 5.2 snowy days during this week with 49cm of snowfall. Check out the Suhara 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 Suhara

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December21cm2.8 days
January39cm5.1 days
February29cm4.5 days
March12cm2.6 days
April1cm0.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Suhara during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Suhara is 12 cm. There are typically 2.3 snowy days during this week. Suhara normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 378m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1074m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Suhara. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Suhara at the end of March but with a likelihood of rain falling on two days. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Suhara during week four of March with average maximum temperature 4.7°C and minimum temperature 2.9°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are not expected this week but powder days that don't have perfect weather conditions are more typical, on average one year in 14..


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Suhara

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Suhara 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 Suhara 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 Suhara 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 Suhara 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 Suhara 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 Suhara 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.