Whitecap Alpine Snow History

Is Whitecap Alpine snowsure? Check out the Whitecap Alpine 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: Whitecap Alpine expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the lodge area at 2250m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (859m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Whitecap Alpine. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Whitecap Alpine in the middle of December. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 15cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Whitecap Alpine in week two of December of just -5.2°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.1°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h). Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snow happen on average two days during this week in any given year.

Whitecap Alpine Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Whitecap Alpine (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)

Whitecap Alpine

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 Whitecap Alpine 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.

Whitecap Alpine Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Whitecap Alpine (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Whitecap Alpine

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Whitecap Alpine 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.

Whitecap Alpine Temperature

Average temperature in Whitecap Alpine (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Whitecap Alpine

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 Whitecap Alpine 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.

Whitecap Alpine snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December22cm4.1 days
Snow in January21cm3.5 days
Snow in February19cm4.0 days
Snow in March26cm4.8 days
Snow in April14cm3.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data