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Chapelco Snow History

Is Chapelco snowsure?

The snowiest week in Chapelco is week 3 of August. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 34cm of snowfall. Check out the Chapelco 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 Chapelco

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June17cm3.1 days
July24cm3.7 days
August29cm4.1 days
September9cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Chapelco during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Chapelco is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Chapelco prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1616m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3709m) is well above the mid altitude of Chapelco. Snowy weather is extemely unlikely in Chapelco at the end of February but on average there is one wet day this week every year. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Chapelco during week four of February with the average afternoon temperature 14.1°C and the minimum temperature 10.5°C. Typically sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 15km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.


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Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Chapelco 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.