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Is Bâlea Lac snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bâlea Lac is week 4 of March. There are typically 2.6 snowy days during this week with 14cm of snowfall. Check out the Bâlea Lac 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 Bâlea Lac

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December7cm2.1 days
January9cm2.6 days
February8cm2.5 days
March11cm2.8 days
April7cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bâlea Lac during September (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of September for Bâlea Lac is 0 cm. There are typically 0.4 snowy days during this week. Balea Lake typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of September at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1633m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (3244m) is well above the mid altitude of Balea Lake. A day with snowfall occurs on average every second year during the third week of September but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Balea Lake during week three of September with the average afternoon temperature 10.5°C and the minimum temperature 8.7°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 12km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Bâlea Lac

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Bâlea Lac 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 Bâlea Lac 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 Bâlea Lac 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 Bâlea Lac 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 Bâlea Lac 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 Bâlea Lac 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.