Aconcagua Snow History

Is Aconcagua snowsure? Check out the Aconcagua 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Aconcagua normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 5893m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (4595m) is far below the middle elevation of Aconcagua. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Aconcagua in the middle of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Aconcagua in week three of January of just -8.5°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.9°C. Generally sunny. On average, only one or two days each week are overcast and the rest have at least some sun. Mainly light winds (average 27km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week.

Aconcagua Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Aconcagua (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Aconcagua

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Aconcagua are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Aconcagua Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Aconcagua (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Aconcagua

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Aconcagua are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Aconcagua Temperature

Average temperature in Aconcagua (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Aconcagua

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Aconcagua 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.

Aconcagua snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June16cm1.9 days
Snow in July11cm2.0 days
Snow in August17cm2.5 days
Snow in September9cm2.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data