Is Astún snowsure?

The snowiest week in Astún is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 49cm of snowfall. Check out the Astún 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 Astún

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December18cm2.3 days
January32cm3.0 days
February33cm3.3 days
March29cm3.2 days
April15cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Astún during April (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of April for Astún is 20 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Astun prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1979m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2404m) is slightly higher than the mid altitude of Astun. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Astun in the middle of April but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Astun during week two of April with average maximum temperature 2.8°C and minimum temperature 1.4°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not coincide with perfect conditions also occur on average one day 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 Astún and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Astún

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Astún 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 Astún 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 Astún 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 Astún 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 Astún and (2007 – 2018)

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 Astún 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.