Temple Basin Snow History

Is Temple Basin snowsure? Check out the Temple Basin 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: Temple Basin prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of September at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1708m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1680m) is close to the middle elevation of Temple Basin. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Temple Basin in the middle of September but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 22cm. Temperatures should mostly remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Temple Basin during week three of September is -0.2°C while the average minimum temperature is just -1.6°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 21km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that do not have new snow happen on average one day during this week every year.

Temple Basin Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Temple Basin (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)

Temple Basin

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 Temple Basin 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.

Temple Basin Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Temple Basin (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Temple Basin

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Temple Basin 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.

Temple Basin Temperature

Average temperature in Temple Basin (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Temple Basin

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 Temple Basin 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.

Temple Basin snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June19cm3.0 days
Snow in July26cm3.4 days
Snow in August24cm3.9 days
Snow in September22cm3.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data