Is Crans Montana snowsure?

The snowiest week in Crans Montana is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 47cm of snowfall. Check out the Crans Montana 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 Crans Montana

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December33cm3.2 days
January32cm3.1 days
February29cm3.5 days
March25cm3.5 days
April20cm3.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Crans Montana during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Crans Montana is 1 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Crans Montana normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2250m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (3791m) is well above the mid altitude of Crans Montana. Snow falls on just one day every 7 years in Crans Montana in the middle of August but it rains often, with rain falling on three or four days during this particular week of August. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 7cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Crans Montana during week two of August with the average afternoon temperature 10.6°C and the minimum temperature 8.6°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 8km/h).

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Snow Depths

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


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Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Crans Montana 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 Crans Montana 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 Crans Montana 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.