Is Bad Hofgastein snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bad Hofgastein is week 1 of February. There are typically 5.1 snowy days during this week with 27cm of snowfall. Check out the Bad Hofgastein 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 Bad Hofgastein

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December14cm3.1 days
January19cm3.8 days
February20cm4.3 days
March17cm3.6 days
April11cm2.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bad Hofgastein during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Bad Hofgastein is 12 cm. There are typically 1.0 snowy days during this week. Bad Hofgastein prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1570m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2674m) is well above the middle elevation of Bad Hofgastein. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Bad Hofgastein at the end of October and on average there is one wet day during this week every year too. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Bad Hofgastein during week four of October with average maximum temperature 4.3°C and minimum temperature 2.3°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Bad Hofgastein

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Bad Hofgastein 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 Bad Hofgastein 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 Bad Hofgastein 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.