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Is Wolf Creek Ski Area snowsure?

The snowiest week in Wolf Creek Ski Area is week 4 of February. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 23cm of snowfall. Check out the Wolf Creek Ski Area 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 Wolf Creek Ski Area

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December13cm2.2 days
January11cm2.1 days
February15cm2.9 days
March9cm2.3 days
April8cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Wolf Creek Ski Area during April (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of April for Wolf Creek Ski Area is 8 cm. There are typically 2.1 snowy days during this week. Wolf Creek Ski Area prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3384m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (3108m) is very near the mid altitude of Wolf Creek Ski Area. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Wolf Creek Ski Area in the middle of April but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of April. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures should generally hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Wolf Creek Ski Area during week two of April is -1.0°C while the average minimum temperature is only -3.2°C. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Mainly light winds (average 20km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have fresh snowfall occur on average two days during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Wolf Creek Ski Area and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Wolf Creek Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snow Conditions in Wolf Creek Ski Area Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


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 Wolf Creek Ski Area 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Wolf Creek Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Wolf Creek Ski Area Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Wolf Creek Ski Area 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Wolf Creek Ski Area and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Wolf Creek Ski Area Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Wolf Creek Ski Area 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.