El Fraile Snow History

Is El Fraile snowsure? Check out the El Fraile 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: El Fraile typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1426m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1860m) is a little above the mid altitude of El Fraile. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in El Fraile in the middle of October with a rainy day during this week of October occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in El Fraile during week three of October with average maximum temperature 2.6°C and minimum temperature 1.2°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 24km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week. Calm, sunny 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 during this week each year.

El Fraile Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in El Fraile (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)

El Fraile

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 El Fraile 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.

El Fraile Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in El Fraile (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

El Fraile

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in El Fraile 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.

El Fraile Temperature

Average temperature in El Fraile (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

El Fraile

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 El Fraile 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.

El Fraile snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June12cm2.4 days
Snow in July15cm2.7 days
Snow in August17cm3.4 days
Snow in September8cm2.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data