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Bad Gastein Snow History

Is Bad Gastein snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bad Gastein is week 1 of February. There are typically 5.2 snowy days during this week with 29cm of snowfall. Check out the Bad Gastein 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 Gastein

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December16cm3.1 days
January21cm3.8 days
February22cm4.4 days
March18cm3.8 days
April13cm2.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bad Gastein during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Bad Gastein is 21 cm. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week. Bad Gastein typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1655m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1225m) is slightly lower than the mid altitude of Bad Gastein. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Bad Gastein at the end of February. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Temperatures should mostly stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Bad Gastein during week four of February is -3.3°C while the average minimum temperature is only -5.3°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that do not have ideal weather conditions also happen on average one or two days during this week each year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Bad Gastein 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 Bad Gastein 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Bad Gastein 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 Bad Gastein 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Bad Gastein 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 Bad Gastein 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.