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Is Cerro Mirador snowsure?

The snowiest week in Cerro Mirador is week 4 of July. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week with 7cm of snowfall. Check out the Cerro Mirador 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 Mirador

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June4cm1.8 days
July6cm1.8 days
August4cm2.0 days
September1cm1.3 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Cerro Mirador is 3 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Cerro Mirador prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 466m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1005m) is slightly above the middle elevation of Cerro Mirador. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Cerro Mirador at the start of August with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 3cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Cerro Mirador during week one of August with average maximum temperature 2.6°C and minimum temperature 1.9°C at the middle elevation. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 27km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are not expected but bluebird days that don't have new snow occur on average one day every second year during this week every year. (BB) while fresh snow days that don't have cold, sunny and calm weather also occur 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 Mirador and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Cerro Mirador

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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