Is Chapelco snowsure?

The snowiest week in Chapelco is week 3 of August. There are typically 4.2 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)
June22cm3.3 days
July28cm3.7 days
August27cm3.9 days
September10cm2.4 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Chapelco is 0 cm. There are typically 0.2 snowy days during this week. Chapelco prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1616m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (3387m) is well above the mid altitude of Chapelco. Snow falls on just one day every 5 years in Chapelco at the end of March but on average there is one wet day this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Chapelco during week four of March with the average afternoon temperature 10.5°C and the minimum temperature 7.8°C. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day.

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Chapelco and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Chapelco and (2007 – 2022)


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

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.

Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Chapelco and (2007 – 2022)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

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.

Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Chapelco and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
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.