Is Engelberg snowsure?

The snowiest week in Engelberg is week 2 of January. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 50cm of snowfall. Check out the Engelberg 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 Engelberg

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December31cm3.3 days
January35cm3.0 days
February29cm3.4 days
March27cm3.4 days
April23cm2.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Engelberg during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Engelberg is 20 cm. There are typically 3.3 snowy days during this week. Engelberg typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2085m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1723m) is slightly below the middle elevation of Engelberg. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Engelberg at the end of March. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Temperatures should generally hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Engelberg during week four of March is -2.1°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.6°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that do not have fresh snow occur on average one or two days during this week in any given year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Engelberg and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Engelberg and (2007 – 2022)


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 Engelberg 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 Engelberg and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Engelberg 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 Engelberg and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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