Is Engelberg snowsure?

The snowiest week in Engelberg is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 47cm 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)
December25cm3.1 days
January33cm3.2 days
February26cm3.7 days
March27cm3.6 days
April24cm3.2 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of April for Engelberg is 33 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Engelberg typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2085m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2334m) is close to the middle elevation of Engelberg. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Engelberg at the end of April but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 33cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Engelberg during week four of April with average maximum temperature 2.1°C and minimum temperature 0.2°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather also happen on average one or two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Engelberg

Chart


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
Summer

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 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 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

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 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 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.