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Is The Canyons snowsure?

The snowiest week in The Canyons is week 2 of January. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 30cm of snowfall. Check out the The Canyons 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 The Canyons

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December21cm2.9 days
January19cm2.9 days
February19cm3.5 days
March17cm2.9 days
April13cm2.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in The Canyons during September (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of September for The Canyons is 0 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. The Canyons normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of September at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2559m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (4273m) is far above the middle elevation of The Canyons. Snow falls on just one day every 14 years in The Canyons in the middle of September but on average there is one wet day this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in The Canyons during week three of September with the average afternoon temperature 12.2°C and the minimum temperature 9.6°C. Mostly sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 14km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed 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 The Canyons and (2007 – 2018).


The Canyons


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in The Canyons 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 The Canyons 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 The Canyons and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in The Canyons 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 The Canyons 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 The Canyons 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.