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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 January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Bâlea Lac is 10 cm. There are typically 2.6 snowy days during this week. Balea Lake typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1633m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1026m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Balea Lake. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Balea Lake in the middle of January but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Temperatures should mostly stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Balea Lake during week three of January is -4.5°C while the average minimum temperature is just -5.4°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that do not have new snow occur on average three 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 Bâlea Lac and (2007 – 2018).


Bâlea Lac


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Bâlea Lac 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 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)


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

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)


Average temperature
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.