Is Sunrise Park Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Sunrise Park Resort is week 3 of December. There are typically 2.1 snowy days during this week with 15cm of snowfall. Check out the Sunrise Park 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 Sunrise Park Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December11cm1.5 days
January12cm1.5 days
February11cm1.5 days
March7cm1.1 days
April3cm0.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Sunrise Park Resort during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Sunrise Park Resort is 12 cm. There are typically 1.8 snowy days during this week. Sunrise Park Resort normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3094m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2675m) is slightly lower than the middle elevation of Sunrise Park Resort. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Sunrise Park Resort at the end of January but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Sunrise Park Resort during week four of January is -2.6°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.4°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mainly light winds (average 24km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 0


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Sunrise Park Resort


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Sunrise Park Resort 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 Sunrise Park 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.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Sunrise Park Resort 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 Sunrise Park 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.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Sunrise Park Resort and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Sunrise Park 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.