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Is Airolo snowsure?

The snowiest week in Airolo is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 38cm of snowfall. Check out the Airolo 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 Airolo

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December20cm3.2 days
January25cm3.4 days
February21cm4.1 days
March22cm3.4 days
April13cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Airolo during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Airolo is 13 cm. There are typically 3.0 snowy days during this week. Airolo expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1712m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1224m) is a little below the mid altitude of Airolo. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Airolo at the end of January but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 13cm. Temperatures should mostly hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Airolo during week four of January is -3.2°C while the average minimum temperature is just -5.5°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year 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 Airolo and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Airolo

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Airolo 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 Airolo 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 Airolo 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 Airolo 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 Airolo 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 Airolo 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.