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Is Cavnic snowsure?

The snowiest week in Cavnic is week 1 of December. There are typically 2.6 snowy days during this week with 22cm of snowfall. Check out the Cavnic 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 Cavnic

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December14cm2.7 days
January16cm3.3 days
February14cm3.2 days
March13cm2.6 days
April5cm1.0 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Cavnic is 9 cm. There are typically 1.3 snowy days during this week. Cavnic normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1102m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1919m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Cavnic. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Cavnic at the start of April but rain is slightly more likely than snow during this week of April. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Cavnic during week one of April with average maximum temperature 5.8°C and minimum temperature 4.0°C at the mid altitude. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 15km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 1 while fresh snow days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen, on average one day every second year during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Cavnic

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer

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 Cavnic 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.