Sun Peaks Snow History

Is Sun Peaks snowsure? Check out the Sun Peaks 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Sun Peaks expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1640m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3653m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Sun Peaks. Snowfall is highly unlikely in Sun Peaks in the middle of August but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Sun Peaks during week three of August with the average afternoon temperature 14.8°C and the minimum temperature 11.7°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).

Sun Peaks Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Sun Peaks (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Sun Peaks

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Sun Peaks are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Sun Peaks Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Sun Peaks (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Sun Peaks

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Sun Peaks are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Sun Peaks Temperature

Average temperature in Sun Peaks (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Sun Peaks

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Sun Peaks 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.

Sun Peaks snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December19cm4.1 days
Snow in January16cm3.9 days
Snow in February18cm4.6 days
Snow in March16cm4.9 days
Snow in April14cm4.0 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data