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Is Cerro Castor snowsure?

The snowiest week in Cerro Castor is week 3 of June. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 14cm of snowfall. Check out the Cerro Castor 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 Castor

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June9cm3.3 days
July9cm3.7 days
August9cm3.4 days
September6cm3.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Cerro Castor during August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Cerro Castor is 6 cm. There are typically 2.8 snowy days during this week. Cerro Castor normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 580m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (669m) is close to the middle elevation of Cerro Castor. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Cerro Castor at the start of August but a rainy day during this week happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Cerro Castor during week one of August is -0.3°C while the average minimum temperature is only -1.4°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 23km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 1


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Cerro Castor

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Cerro Castor 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 Castor 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 Castor 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 Cerro Castor 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 Castor 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 Cerro Castor 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.