WINTER ARCHIVES

2016/17

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

SNOW BASE: 80cm max

Nov 15 - 2cm
Nov 19 - 3cm
Nov 20 - 1cm
Nov 23 - 1cm - rain
Nov 24 - 5cm wet snow
Nov 25 - 5cm
Nov 26 - 20cm
Dec 09 - 3cm
Dec 10 - 2cm
Dec 19 - 5cm
Dec 20 - 10cm
Dec 22 - 10cm
Dec 29 - 10cm
Dec 31 - 3cm
Jan 09 - 15cm
Jan 16 - 11mm rain
Jan 17 - 22mm rain
Jan 18 - 9mm rain
Jan 19 - 2.5mm rain
Jan 20 - 1cm
Jan 22 - 1cm
Jan 29 - 1.3mm rain
Feb 04 - 15cm
Feb 05 - 5cm
Feb 06 - 1cm
Feb 09 - 58cm
Feb 10 - 2cm
Feb 15 - 30mm rain
Feb 16 - 7mm rain
Feb 20 - 2cm
Feb 24 - 1cm
Mar 01 - 1cm
Mar 03 - 2cm
Mar 04 - 5cm
Mar 06 - 2cm
Mar 07 - 3cm
Mar 10 - 10cm
Mar 11 - 5cm
Mar 12 - 3mm rain
Mar 13 - 3mm rain
Mar 14 - 4mm rain
Mar 16 - 1cm
Mar 18 - 10cm
Mar 24 - 2cm
April 1 - 6mm rain
Mar 9 - 13cm wet snow

Dec 6 - Little Gun Lake ice forming
Dec 7 - Mowson Pond frozen over
Dec 7 - Tyaughton Lake frozen over
Dec 16 - Little Gun 6 inches
Dec 31 - Little Gun 8 inches
Jan 03 - Gun Lake ice forming
Jan 07 - Gun Ice 1 inch at webcam shore
Jan 08 - Gun Ice 2" at webcam shore
Jan 13 - Gun Ice 4" with wet spots from cracks
Jan 16 - Ice flooded from rain
Feb 01 - Great skating all over Gun 7"
Feb 09 - Deep snow on top of 10" ice
Feb 16 - Rain soaked snow and puddles on ice
Feb 20 - 13" ice
Mar 18 - 15" ice
Mar 27 - 13" ice - edges starting to melt out
April 5 - 10" ice - open water on edges

 

2015/16

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

SNOW BASE: 35cm max

Nov 10 - 2cm
Nov 15 - 5cm
Nov 23 - 5cm
Dec 1-8 - rain/freezing rain
Dec 09 - 10cm at zero deg
Dec 12 - 5cm
Dec 13 - 10cm
Dec 15 - 5cm
Dec 18 - 10cm
Dec 20 - 5cm
Jan 04 - 5cm
Jan 13 - 10cm
Jan 16 - 10cm
Jan 17 - 5cm
Jan 21 - 25cm followed by freezing rain
Jan 26-28 - Rain
Jan 29 - 1cm
Feb 5 - Rain
Feb 6 - 1cm
Feb 16 - 2cm
Feb 17 - 3cm
Mar 1 - 8cm
Mar 4 - rain :(
Mar 9 - 13cm wet snow

Nov 25 - Tyaughton/Bralorne lakes freezing up
Dec 1 - Pearson Pond 3 inches of glass ice
Dec 14 - Little Gun frozen over
Dec 23 - Little Gun 6 inches
Jan 16 - Gun Lake starting to freeze up
Jan 20 - Gun Lake 90% frozen over
Jan 22 - Gun Lake covered in an ice/slush mix
Jan 23 - Little Gun 12 inches
Jan 25 - Big Gun 1.5 inches
Feb 2 - Gun Lake 5 inches
Feb 12 - Gun Lake 8 inches
Mar 05 - Gun Lake 11 inches
Mar 17 - Gun Lake 12 inches
Mar 24 - Gun Lake 5 inches unsafe rotten ice
April 2 - Ice off in front of webcam!

 

2014/15

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

SNOW BASE: 15cm max

Oct 25 - 1cm
Nov 23 - 2cm
Nov 26 - 15cm wet snow followed by rain
Nov 28 - 5cm
Dec 05 - 6cm
Dec 6/7 - freezing rain and rain
Dec 9-11 - heavy rain :(
Dec 17 - 2cm
Dec 18 - 3cm
Dec 20 - 10cm
Jan 4 - 15cm
Jan 5 - 10cm
Jan 15 - 10cm
Jan 18 - 10cm then rain
Jan 23/24 - rain & hot warm wind
Jan 25 - tropical +10 deg!
Feb 1 - 1cm
Feb 5 - 2cm/rain
Feb 6 - Heavy rain
Feb 12 - Heavy rain !

Nov 29 - Most lakes freezing up (not Gun Lake)
Jan 22 - Little Gun ice 14 inches
Feb 2 - Gun Lake starting to freeze up
Feb 6 - Gun Lake ice melted after the rain
Mar 15 - Little Gun ice free
Mar 21 - Mowson & Tyaughton ice breaking up

Gun Lake did not freeze up this winter!

2013/14

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

SNOW BASE: 70cm max

Nov 5 - 5cm
Nov 8 - 5cm
Nov 14 - 15cm
Dec 1 - 3cm
Dec 11 - 5cm
Dec 20 - 20cm
Dec 23 - rain
Dec 27 - rain
Jan 2 - rain
Jan 8 - 2cm
Jan 10/11 - 45cm
Jan 13 - 24hr warm snow eating wind
Feb 10 - 7cm
Feb 11 - 5cm
Feb 14 - 10cm
Feb16 - 15cm
Feb 17 - 20cm
Feb 18 - 15cm
Mar 3/4 - 10cm
Mar 6 - 10cm
Mar 14 - Rain
Mar 15 - 3cm monster flakes of wet snow!
Mar 19 - 3cm
Mar 22 - 2cm

Nov25 - Kingdom Lake 4" clear ice
Dec 2 - Little Gun Lake froze over
Dec 10 - Little Gun 7" clear ice
Dec 31 - Little Gun 6" ice
Jan 15 - Little Gun snow/slush covered ice
Jan 19 - Little Gun 12"
Jan 20 - Gun Lake starting to freeze up
Jan 28 - Gun Lake 3/4 frozen SW end still open
Feb 2 - Little Gun 14"
Feb 5 - Gun Lake 5" at webcam SW end open
Feb 8 - Gun Lake 7" SW end almost closed up
Feb 10 - Gun Lake ice covered in 7cm snow
Feb 16 - Gun Lake snow covered, wet in spots
Mar 10 - Gun Lake 14-16" ice, slushy in spots
Mar 22 - Gun Lake 14-16" ice, 3cm snow
Mar 30 - Gun Lake ice 12"
April 4 - Gun Lake ice 10"
April 11 - Gun Lake Ice Free!

2012/13

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

SNOW BASE: 80cm max

Oct 21 - 2cm
Nov 21 - 4cm
Nov 23 - 13cm
Nov 29 - Freezing Rain!
Dec 01 - Rain
Dec 5/6 - 15cm
Dec 12 - 5cm
Dec 14 - 5cm
Dec 17 - 5cm
Dec 20 - 35cm
Dec 26 - 5cm
Jan 05 - 5cm
Jan8/9 - 30cm
Jan 23 - 3cm
Jan 28/29 - 10cm
Feb 22 - 5cm
March 1 - Rain
March 2 - 10cm
March 20 - 5cm

Dec 08 - Little Gun Froze over
Dec 22 - 2" ice with 4" slush layer
Dec 30 - 6" ice rinks are cleared on Little Gun!
Jan 13 - Gun Lake frozen except SW end
Jan 18 - 3" hard, clear ice by webcam
Jan 19 - Frost Flowers formed on ice at SW end
Jan 28 - 6" ice covered in 8cm snow
March 1 - Rain soaked ice
March19 - 12 inches ice
March 28 - 7 inches ice
April 3 - SW end of Gun Lake ice free!
April 5 - Gun Lake Ice free
April 6 - Little Gun Ice free

2011/12

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

SNOW BASE: 80cm max

Nov 02 - 5cm
Nov 16 - 30cm
Nov 22 - 40cm wet snow -1/0c
Nov 23 - 5cm
Nov 24 - 15cm
Nov 27 - Heavy rain! 30cm snowpack lost
Dec 28 - 5cm snow then heavy rain!
Dec 30 - 20cm
Jan3/4 - Heavy rain :(
Jan 5 - 5cm / Rain
Jan 14 - 3cm
Jan 20/22 - 7cm
Jan 24 - 10cm
Jan 29 - Heavy Rain, warm wind
Jan 31 - 1cm
Feb 10 - 2cm
Feb 17-20 - 3cm
Feb 24 - 6cm
Mar 05 - 3cm
Mar 09 - rain!
Mar11/12 - 20cm
Mar 15 - 20cm then rain!
Mar 20 - 5cm
Apr 1 - 5cm
Apr 15 - snow gone at webcam!

Nov 20 - Little Gun Lake starting to freeze!
Dec 01 - Mowson/Pearson Pond Ice Fishing
Dec 10 - Tyaughton Lake is good for skating!
Dec 20 - Little Gun good for skating! 6" thick
Jan 11 - Natures Zamboni, skating is great!
Jan 12 - Gun Lake starting to freeze
Jan 16 - Gun Lake ice 2" thick
Jan 19 - Gun Lake ice 4" thick
Jan 29 - Lakes flooded by rain
Feb 02 - Gun Lake 7" with a dusting of snow
Feb 18 - Gun Lake 12"
Mar 28 - Gun Lake ice rain soaked
Apr 5 - Gun Lake ice 12" - great for bike riding!
Apr 13 - Gun Lake rotten ice, thickness unknown, edges melted out - Ice travel not recommended!
April 20/21 - Gun Lake Ice Free!

2010/11

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

SNOW BASE: 120cm max

Nov 26/27 - 15cm
Nov 16/17 - 7cm
Dec 8/9 - Freezing Rain/Rain/Snow 7cm
Dec 15 - 20cm
Dec 22/23/24/25 - 24cm/rain/10cm snow lost
Jan 4 - 5cm
Jan 12/13/14/15/16 - 45cm /rain/30cm snow lost
Jan 21 - 5cm
Jan 29 - 5cm
Feb 6 - 5cm
Feb 12 - 5cm heavy, wet snow/rain
Feb 14/15/16 - 20cm
Feb 27/28 - 8cm
Mar 2/3 - 30cm
Mar 9/10 - 40cm
Mar 13/14 - Rain!
May 5 - Snow gone at Gun Lake!

Nov 23 - Tyaughton, Kingdom Lakes frozen
Dec 30 - Little Gun 12 inch thick ice. Rink ready!
Jan 1 - Gun Lake starting to freeze
Jan 11 - Gun Lake froze over (most of it!)
Jan 16 - Gun Lake waterlogged soft ice
Jan 20 - Gun Lake ice 4 inches thick
Jan 27 - Gun Lake flooded by nature's zamboni
Jan 28 - Gun ice 5 inches smooth ice, 5cm snow
Feb 4 to 6 - Repeat - flood, freeze, 5cm
Feb 16 - 25cm snow on lake, ice is sinking!
Feb 21 - Gun Lake re-freeze with 10cm snow
Feb 26 - Gun Lake ice 12"
Mar 9 - Deep snow on ice. Some wet patches
Mar 20 - Ice 16" & great for travelling on
April 7 - Ice 12" with top 5" rotten
April 15 - Ice 9" top 4" rotten
April 22 - Ice 2" of rotten ice on top of 4" water on top of 1" hard ice
April 25 - Ice off Gun Lake!

2009/10

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

SNOW BASE: 80cm max

Nov 17/19/20 - 65cm snow
Nov 25 - rain all day (20cm lost)
Dec 15/16 - 33cm snow
Dec 20/21 - 36cm
Jan 1 - 20cm
Jan 9/14 - Rain Freezing-Heavy (25cm lost)
Jan 15 - 10cm wet snow
Jan 18 - 5cm
March 11/12 - 20cm
March 16 - rain

Dec 1 - Little Gun is starting to freeze
Dec 10 - Little Gun is frozen over 6 inches
Dec 31 - Gun Lake is starting to freeze
Jan 1 - Gun Lake froze overnight
Jan 7 - Gun ice 3 inches thick
Jan 20 - Gun Lake ice 6 inches
Feb 11 - Ice 6" slushy in spots
March 3 - Ice hard in am - soft in pm
March 16 - Waterlogged snow on ice
March 19 - Hard ice 1 foot thick
April 2 - Edge opening up, soft ice 8"
April 10 - Big open cracks
April 15 - Ice free!

2008/9

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

Nov 6 - 15cm
Dec 23 - 10cm
Dec 28 - 15cm
Feb 24 - 25cm
March 15 - 5cm
March 20 - 10cm
Dec 16 - Little Gun 4"
Jan 1 - Gun Lake freezing
Jan 3 - Gun Lake frozen
Jan 5 - Gun Lake 2 "
Jan 8 - Wind blew hole in ice by webcam
Jan 15 - Hole froze up like glass!
Feb 1 - Gun Lake 7"
April 1 - Gun Lake 20"
April 10 - Gun Lake 10"
April 23 - Ice free!

2007/8

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

Nov 12/15 - 60cm
Dec 2/3 - 70cm
Dec 19/22 - 35cm
Jan 2/5 - 40cm
Jan 14 - 15cm
Jan 19 - 10cm
Feb 1 - 5cm
Feb 5 - 10cm
March 15 - 5cm
March 18 - 5cm
March 23 - 8cm
April 18,25,29 - 3cm
Nov 25 - Little Gun Freezing
Dec 16 - Little Gun 7"
Dec 30 - Gun Lake freezing
Jan 8 - Gun Lake frozen
Jan 17 - Gun Lake 4"
Feb 3 - Gun Lake 11"
March 22 - Gun Lake 11"
April 12 - Gun Lake breakup starts
April 14 - Ice Free!

2006/7

SNOW REPORT

ICE CONDITIONS

Most of the snow fell in Nov/Dec this year but it was not recorded. Not much snow after that. Rained over Christmas.
Feb 11 - 5cm first snowfall at Gun Lake in 4 weeks!
Jan 12 - Gun Lake 1/2 frozen
Jan 14 - Gun Lake ice 2"
Jan 28 - Ice 12"
March 6 - 10" and +10c temp
March 29 - Break up starts
March 31 - Ice Free!