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Is Arosa snowsure?

The snowiest week in Arosa is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 39cm of snowfall. Check out the Arosa 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 Arosa

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December23cm3.3 days
January27cm3.3 days
February23cm3.9 days
March26cm4.0 days
April23cm3.5 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Arosa during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Arosa is 21 cm. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week. Arosa typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2200m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1673m) is slightly lower than the middle elevation of Arosa. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Arosa at the end of November. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Temperatures should mostly remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Arosa during week four of November is -3.8°C while the average minimum temperature is only -5.2°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh 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 snow happen on average two days during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Arosa 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 Arosa 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 Arosa 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 Arosa 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 Arosa 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 Arosa 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.