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Is Caviahue snowsure?

The snowiest week in Caviahue is week 1 of August. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 39cm of snowfall. Check out the Caviahue 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 Caviahue

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June22cm2.4 days
July26cm3.0 days
August33cm3.4 days
September10cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Caviahue during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Caviahue is 1 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Caviahue normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1846m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3285m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Caviahue. Snow falls on just one day every 7 years in Caviahue at the start of April but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 7cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Caviahue during week one of April with average maximum temperature 9.4°C and minimum temperature 6.7°C at the mid altitude. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day.

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Caviahue 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 Caviahue 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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Caviahue and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Caviahue 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 Caviahue 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 Caviahue 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.