Is El Colorado snowsure?

The snowiest week in El Colorado is week 2 of July. There are typically 2.0 snowy days during this week with 49cm of snowfall. Check out the El Colorado 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 El Colorado

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June28cm1.9 days
July26cm2.3 days
August29cm2.6 days
September13cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in El Colorado during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for El Colorado is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. El Colorado expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2910m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (3924m) is far above the middle elevation of El Colorado. Fresh Snow is extemely unlikely in El Colorado at the start of December but on average there is one wet day this week every year. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in El Colorado during week one of December with average maximum temperature 7.1°C and minimum temperature 5.8°C at the middle elevation. Typically sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 11km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


El Colorado

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in El Colorado 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 El Colorado 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 El Colorado 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.