Whistler Blackcomb Snow History

Is Whistler Blackcomb snowsure? Check out the Whistler Blackcomb 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: Whistler typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1480m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2256m) is well above the middle elevation of Whistler. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Whistler in the middle of October but with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 22cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Whistler during week three of October with average maximum temperature 3.6°C and minimum temperature 2.3°C at the middle elevation. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).

Whistler Blackcomb Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Whistler Blackcomb (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)

Whistler Blackcomb

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 Whistler Blackcomb 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.

Whistler Blackcomb Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Whistler Blackcomb (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Whistler Blackcomb

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Whistler Blackcomb 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.

Whistler Blackcomb Temperature

Average temperature in Whistler Blackcomb (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Whistler Blackcomb

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 Whistler Blackcomb 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.

Whistler Blackcomb snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December56cm4.7 days
Snow in January55cm4.2 days
Snow in February48cm4.6 days
Snow in March68cm5.4 days
Snow in April36cm4.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data