Is Davos snowsure?

The snowiest week in Davos is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the Davos 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 Davos

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December25cm3.4 days
January31cm3.4 days
February27cm4.0 days
March30cm4.2 days
April26cm3.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Davos during May (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of May for Davos is 20 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. Davos prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2202m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2555m) is slightly above the mid altitude of Davos. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Davos in the middle of May but rain is almost as likely as snow, averaging two or three rainy days this week of May. Dry days are realtively few. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Davos during week three of May with average maximum temperature 2.9°C and minimum temperature 1.2°C at the mid altitude. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Davos and (2007 – 2018)


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 Davos 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 Davos and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Davos 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 Davos and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Davos 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.