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Is Abondance snowsure?

The snowiest week in Abondance is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week with 44cm of snowfall. Check out the Abondance 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 Abondance

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December23cm2.7 days
January25cm3.0 days
February24cm3.6 days
March23cm2.9 days
April10cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Abondance during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Abondance is 20 cm. There are typically 2.5 snowy days during this week. Abondance expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1476m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1722m) is similar to the middle elevation of Abondance. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Abondance at the end of November but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Abondance during week four of November usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.4°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -1.2°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't coincide with cold, sunny and calm conditions also occur on average one or two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Abondance and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Abondance

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Abondance and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Abondance 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.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Abondance and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Abondance 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.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Abondance and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Abondance 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.