Is Grandvalira-Canillo snowsure?

The snowiest week in Grandvalira-Canillo is week 1 of February. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 31cm of snowfall. Check out the Grandvalira-Canillo 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 Grandvalira-Canillo

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December7cm1.9 days
January17cm2.5 days
February19cm3.0 days
March19cm3.0 days
April13cm2.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Grandvalira-Canillo during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Grandvalira-Canillo is 21 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Grandvalira-Canillo expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2160m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1780m) is a little below the middle elevation of Grandvalira-Canillo. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Grandvalira-Canillo in the middle of January but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Grandvalira-Canillo during week three of January is -2.8°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.7°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average two 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 Grandvalira-Canillo and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Grandvalira-Canillo


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Grandvalira-Canillo 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 Grandvalira-Canillo 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 Grandvalira-Canillo 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 Grandvalira-Canillo 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 Grandvalira-Canillo 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 Grandvalira-Canillo 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.