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Is Cerro Bayo snowsure?

The snowiest week in Cerro Bayo is week 3 of August. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 40cm of snowfall. Check out the Cerro Bayo 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 Bayo

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June18cm3.3 days
July24cm3.9 days
August34cm4.2 days
September11cm2.7 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Cerro Bayo is 7 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Cerro Bayo normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1450m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2305m) is well above the mid altitude of Cerro Bayo. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Cerro Bayo at the end of October with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 7cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Cerro Bayo during week four of October with average maximum temperature 6.2°C and minimum temperature 4.0°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 1 while powder days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm conditions also occur, on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.


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Snow Depths

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

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Cerro Bayo

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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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 Cerro Bayo 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.