Is Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week with 78cm of snowfall. Check out the Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena 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 Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December33cm3.4 days
January54cm3.7 days
February45cm4.5 days
March50cm4.4 days
April48cm4.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena is 29 cm. There are typically 3.3 snowy days during this week. Bettmeralp - Aletsch normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2681m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1293m) is far below the mid altitude of Bettmeralp - Aletsch. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Bettmeralp - Aletsch at the end of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 29cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Bettmeralp - Aletsch in week four of January of just -7.7°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.7°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have new snow happen on average two or three days during this week each year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena and (2007 – 2018).


Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena 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 Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena 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 Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena 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 Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena 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 Bettmeralp - Aletsch Arena 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.