Dachstein Glacier Snow History

Is Dachstein Glacier snowsure? Check out the Dachstein Glacier 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Dachstein Glacier prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1950m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (914m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Dachstein Glacier. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Dachstein Glacier in the middle of January. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 32cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Dachstein Glacier in week three of January of just -6.4°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.8°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snow happen on average two or three days during this week every year.

Dachstein Glacier Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Dachstein Glacier (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Dachstein Glacier

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Dachstein Glacier are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Dachstein Glacier Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Dachstein Glacier (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Dachstein Glacier

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Dachstein Glacier are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Dachstein Glacier Temperature

Average temperature in Dachstein Glacier (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
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  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Dachstein Glacier

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Dachstein Glacier 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.

Dachstein Glacier snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December22cm3.2 days
Snow in January30cm3.7 days
Snow in February26cm3.8 days
Snow in March26cm3.7 days
Snow in April22cm2.8 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data