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Is Abries-Ristolas snowsure?

The snowiest week in Abries-Ristolas is week 3 of March. There are typically 3.1 snowy days during this week with 49cm of snowfall. Check out the Abries-Ristolas 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 Abries-Ristolas

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December19cm2.4 days
January24cm2.6 days
February30cm3.6 days
March34cm3.4 days
April19cm2.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Abries-Ristolas during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Abries-Ristolas is 16 cm. There are typically 3.0 snowy days during this week. Abries-Ristolas prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2001m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1302m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Abries-Ristolas. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Abries-Ristolas in the middle of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 16cm. Temperatures should typically stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Abries-Ristolas during week three of January is -4.7°C while the average minimum temperature is just -7.1°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snowfall happen 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 Abries-Ristolas and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
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Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Abries-Ristolas 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 Abries-Ristolas 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 Abries-Ristolas and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Abries-Ristolas 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 Abries-Ristolas and (2007 – 2018)

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Average temperature
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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 Abries-Ristolas 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.