Ellmau Snow History

Is Ellmau snowsure? Check out the Ellmau 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: Ellmau normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1288m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1059m) is close to the mid altitude of Ellmau. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Ellmau in the middle of January but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 24cm. Temperatures should generally hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Ellmau during week three of January is -2.4°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.5°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 13km/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. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with perfect weather conditions also happen on average two days during this week every year.

Ellmau Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Ellmau (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)

Ellmau

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 Ellmau 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.

Ellmau Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Ellmau (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)

Ellmau

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Ellmau 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.

Ellmau Temperature

Average temperature in Ellmau (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Ellmau

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 Ellmau 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.

Ellmau snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December16cm2.8 days
Snow in January19cm3.1 days
Snow in February15cm3.2 days
Snow in March15cm2.8 days
Snow in April11cm1.6 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data