Is Chepelare snowsure?

The snowiest week in Chepelare is week 2 of March. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 32cm of snowfall. Check out the Chepelare 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 Chepelare

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December9cm1.5 days
January19cm2.4 days
February16cm2.6 days
March19cm2.4 days
April5cm0.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Chepelare during April (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of April for Chepelare is 3 cm. There are typically 0.6 snowy days during this week. Chepelare prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1510m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2546m) is far above the middle elevation of Chepelare. A day with snowfall happens on average every second year during the last week of April but in a typical year there are also a couple of rainy days during this week of April. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Chepelare during week four of April with average maximum temperature 7.5°C and minimum temperature 5.9°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are not expected but clear, calm and cold days that do not have fresh snow occur on average one year in 14. .


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Chepelare

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Chepelare 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 Chepelare 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 Chepelare 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 Chepelare 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 Chepelare 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 Chepelare 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.