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Is Nevados de Chillan snowsure?

The snowiest week in Nevados de Chillan is week 4 of August. There are typically 3.0 snowy days during this week with 70cm of snowfall. Check out the Nevados de Chillan 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 Nevados de Chillan

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June43cm2.3 days
July45cm2.7 days
August57cm3.1 days
September16cm1.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Nevados de Chillan during September (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of September for Nevados de Chillan is 9 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Nevados de Chillan prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of September at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1970m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2534m) is slightly above the middle elevation of Nevados de Chillan. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Nevados de Chillan in the middle of September with a 50% chance that one day will be rainy during this week of September. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Nevados de Chillan during week three of September with average maximum temperature 2.5°C and minimum temperature 1.2°C at the middle elevation. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have new snow happen 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 Nevados de Chillan and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Nevados de Chillan

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Nevados de Chillan 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 Nevados de Chillan 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 Nevados de Chillan and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Nevados de Chillan 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 Nevados de Chillan 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 Nevados de Chillan 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.