Is Sunshine Village snowsure?

The snowiest week in Sunshine Village is week 1 of March. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week with 24cm of snowfall. Check out the Sunshine Village 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 Sunshine Village

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December14cm3.9 days
January11cm3.6 days
February16cm4.2 days
March21cm5.0 days
April19cm4.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Sunshine Village during October (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of October for Sunshine Village is 6 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Sunshine Village expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2194m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2212m) is close to the mid altitude of Sunshine Village. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Sunshine Village in the middle of October but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of October. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures should generally remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Sunshine Village during week three of October is -0.1°C while the average minimum temperature is only -1.8°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 14km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Sunshine Village

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Sunshine Village and (2007 – 2018)


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

The most cherished days on the mountain in Sunshine Village 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 Sunshine Village and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Sunshine Village 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 Sunshine Village and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Sunshine Village 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.