- The average peak snow depth (since measurements were taken in 1954) in Australia during (summer) Olympic years is 245cm
- Nationally May has been one of the warmest on record but history has shown a warm fifth month doesn’t have to equate to a poor snow season
You’re still swimming at the beach in Sydney. You may be riding your mountain bike at Canberra’s Mt Stromlo in base layers. In Melbourne you’re sitting at a Lygon St cafe on a glorious Saturday afternoon that’s tipping 26 degrees.
It’s hot. Hot damn. Make a dragon want to retire man.
Ok, I’m hearing you. You’re worried about the snow this season. So was I.
But I’m here to allay your fears with some amazing statistics about Australian snow depth during Olympic years and some slightly more scientific observations about why May’s heat may not matter.Read More