Is Cerro Catedral snowsure?

The snowiest week in Cerro Catedral is week 3 of August. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week with 44cm of snowfall. Check out the Cerro Catedral 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 Cerro Catedral

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June26cm3.9 days
July31cm4.4 days
August41cm4.6 days
September13cm3.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Cerro Catedral during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Cerro Catedral is 10 cm. There are typically 1.8 snowy days during this week. Cerro Catedral expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1656m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2259m) is far above the mid altitude of Cerro Catedral. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Cerro Catedral at the end of October but with a significant risk of rain falling rather than snow on one or two days Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Cerro Catedral during week four of October with average maximum temperature 5.0°C and minimum temperature 2.8°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 1 while powder days that don't have ideal conditions also happen, on average one day every second year 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 Cerro Catedral and (2007 – 2018).


Cerro Catedral

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Cerro Catedral 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 Cerro Catedral and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Cerro Catedral 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.