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Sunlight Mountain Resort Snow History

Is Sunlight Mountain Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Sunlight Mountain Resort is week 4 of February. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 21cm of snowfall. Check out the Sunlight Mountain Resort 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 Sunlight Mountain Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm3.0 days
January13cm2.9 days
February19cm3.8 days
March14cm2.9 days
April12cm2.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Sunlight Mountain Resort during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Sunlight Mountain Resort is 21 cm. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week. Sunlight Mountain Resort typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2708m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1849m) is far below the middle elevation of Sunlight Mountain Resort. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Sunlight Mountain Resort at the end of February. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Sunlight Mountain Resort in week four of February of just -5.4°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.4°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 15km/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 during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have fresh snowfall occur on average two or three days during this week every year.


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Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer

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Average Snow Conditions in Sunlight Mountain Resort Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)


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 Sunlight Mountain Resort 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 Sunlight Mountain Resort and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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Average Snowfall in Sunlight Mountain Resort Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)


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

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

Winter
Summer

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Average Temperatures in Sunlight Mountain Resort Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)


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 Sunlight Mountain Resort 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.