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Is Bansko snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bansko is week 2 of March. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 29cm of snowfall. Check out the Bansko 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 Bansko

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December9cm2.2 days
January20cm3.2 days
February19cm3.4 days
March24cm3.6 days
April10cm2.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bansko during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Bansko is 11 cm. There are typically 2.0 snowy days during this week. Bansko normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2100m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2400m) is close to the middle elevation of Bansko. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Bansko at the start of April but with a significant risk of rain falling rather than snow on one or two days Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Bansko during week one of April with average maximum temperature 2.5°C and minimum temperature 1.0°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while fresh snow days that do not have ideal weather conditions also occur, on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Bansko 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 Bansko 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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Bansko and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Bansko 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 Bansko 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 Bansko 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.