Is Weardale Ski Club snowsure?

The snowiest week in Weardale Ski Club is week 3 of January. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week with 7cm of snowfall. Check out the Weardale Ski Club 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 Weardale Ski Club

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December3cm1.5 days
January6cm2.0 days
February5cm2.1 days
March5cm1.7 days
April3cm0.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Weardale Ski Club during December (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of December for Weardale Ski Club is 2 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Weardale Ski Club expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 571m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1115m) is slightly above the mid altitude of Weardale Ski Club. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Weardale Ski Club in the middle of December with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 2cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Weardale Ski Club during week two of December with average maximum temperature 2.1°C and minimum temperature 0.9°C at the mid altitude. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 27km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are not expected but clear, calm and cold days that do not have fresh snow happen on average one day during this week in any given year. but powder days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm conditions are more common, on average one year in 7.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Weardale Ski Club and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Weardale Ski Club


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Weardale Ski Club 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 Weardale Ski Club 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 Weardale Ski Club 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 Weardale Ski Club 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 Weardale Ski Club 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 Weardale Ski Club 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.