Is Berchtesgaden snowsure?

The snowiest week in Berchtesgaden is week 2 of January. There are typically 3.3 snowy days during this week with 42cm of snowfall. Check out the Berchtesgaden 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 Berchtesgaden

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December22cm2.8 days
January35cm3.4 days
February24cm3.3 days
March21cm2.7 days
April14cm1.5 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Berchtesgaden during March (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of March for Berchtesgaden is 17 cm. There are typically 2.6 snowy days during this week. Berchtesgaden prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1215m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1554m) is a little above the mid altitude of Berchtesgaden. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Berchtesgaden in the middle of March but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Berchtesgaden during week three of March with average maximum temperature 2.1°C and minimum temperature 0.5°C at the mid altitude. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 1 but fresh snow days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather conditions are more usual, on average one or two days during this week every year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Berchtesgaden and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Berchtesgaden and (2007 – 2022)


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 Berchtesgaden 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 Berchtesgaden and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Berchtesgaden 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 Berchtesgaden and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Berchtesgaden 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.