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Is Suicide Six snowsure?

The snowiest week in Suicide Six is week 2 of February. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 19cm of snowfall. Check out the Suicide Six 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 Suicide Six

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December8cm2.3 days
January8cm2.9 days
February14cm3.2 days
March9cm2.7 days
April3cm0.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Suicide Six during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Suicide Six is 5 cm. There are typically 1.7 snowy days during this week. Suicide Six normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 267m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1175m) is far above the middle elevation of Suicide Six. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Suicide Six at the start of April with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 5cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Suicide Six during week one of April with average maximum temperature 4.3°C and minimum temperature 1.7°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 1


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Snow Depths

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

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Suicide Six and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Suicide Six 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 Suicide Six and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Suicide Six 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 Suicide Six and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Suicide Six 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.