Is Andermatt snowsure?

The snowiest week in Andermatt is week 2 of January. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week with 52cm of snowfall. Check out the Andermatt 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 Andermatt

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December34cm3.6 days
January38cm3.4 days
February32cm3.7 days
March30cm3.7 days
April26cm3.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Andermatt during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Andermatt is 34 cm. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week. Andermatt prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2200m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1480m) is far below the mid altitude of Andermatt. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Andermatt at the start of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 34cm. Temperatures should typically stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Andermatt during week one of December is -4.0°C while the average minimum temperature is only -5.3°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen 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 Andermatt and (2007 – 2022).

Winter
Summer

Andermatt


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Andermatt and (2007 – 2022)

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 Andermatt 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 Andermatt and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Andermatt 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 Andermatt and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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 Andermatt 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.