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Is Calafate Mountain Park snowsure?

The snowiest week in Calafate Mountain Park is week 1 of August. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week with 19cm of snowfall. Check out the Calafate Mountain Park 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 Calafate Mountain Park

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June10cm3.2 days
July5cm1.5 days
August10cm2.4 days
September2cm1.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Calafate Mountain Park during August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Calafate Mountain Park is 19 cm. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week. Calafate Mountain Park normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 981m, based on historical averages over the last 2 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1145m) is very near the mid altitude of Calafate Mountain Park. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Calafate Mountain Park at the start of August but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of August. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 19cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Calafate Mountain Park during week one of August with average maximum temperature 1.2°C and minimum temperature 0.7°C at the mid altitude. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Frequently windy. (average 31km/h) with the mean wind greater than 30km/h three or four days per week, potentially strong enough to affect lift operations. Based on our hindcast archive, we don't expect any fresh snow days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ski area of Calafate Mountain Park at this time of year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Calafate Mountain Park

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Calafate Mountain Park and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Calafate Mountain Park 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 Calafate Mountain Park and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Calafate Mountain Park 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 Calafate Mountain Park and (2007 – 2018)

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Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Calafate Mountain Park 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.