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Is Bláfjöll snowsure?

The snowiest week in Bláfjöll is week 4 of February. There are typically 4.0 snowy days during this week with 33cm of snowfall. Check out the Bláfjöll 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 Bláfjöll

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December20cm3.4 days
January20cm3.8 days
February22cm3.7 days
March24cm4.1 days
April14cm3.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Bláfjöll during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Bláfjöll is 24 cm. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week. Blafjoll expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 565m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (524m) is close to the middle elevation of Blafjoll. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Blafjoll at the end of January. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of January every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 24cm. Temperatures should typically hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Blafjoll during week four of January is -0.9°C while the average minimum temperature is just -2.0°C. There is only a 50% chance of seeing any sunshine this week. It can be windy. Light winds (average 30km/h) the majority of the time are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two or three days per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not have ideal weather conditions also occur on average two 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 Bláfjöll and (2007 – 2018).




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Bláfjöll 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 Bláfjöll 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 Bláfjöll and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Bláfjöll 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 Bláfjöll 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 Bláfjöll 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.