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Bláfjöll Snow History

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 March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Bláfjöll is 18 cm. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week. Blafjoll typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of March 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 mid altitude of Blafjoll. Regular fresh snowfalls are to be expected in Blafjoll at the end of March. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Temperatures should mostly hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Blafjoll during week four of March is -0.6°C while the average minimum temperature is just -1.6°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 26km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't have ideal weather conditions also occur on average one day during this week each year.


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Bláfjöll

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer

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
(>30km/h)

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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Bláfjöll and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Bláfjöll and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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.