Is Alto del Padre snowsure?

The snowiest week in Alto del Padre is week 2 of July. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 146cm of snowfall. Check out the Alto del Padre 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 Alto del Padre

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June55cm2.0 days
July64cm2.5 days
August57cm2.6 days
September36cm2.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Alto del Padre during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Alto del Padre is 4 cm. There are typically 1.0 snowy days during this week. Alto del Padre expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the heli-ski area at 2652m, based on historical averages over the last 4 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3427m) is well above the mid altitude of Alto del Padre. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Alto del Padre at the end of October with a 50% chance that one day will be rainy during this week of October. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Alto del Padre during week four of October with average maximum temperature 5.7°C and minimum temperature 4.7°C at the mid altitude. Typically sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 16km/h). Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average one year in inf.

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Snow Depths

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


Alto del Padre

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Alto del Padre and (2007 – 2018)


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

The most cherished days on the mountain in Alto del Padre 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 Alto del Padre and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Alto del Padre 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 Alto del Padre and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Alto del Padre 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.