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Is Finse snowsure?

The snowiest week in Finse is week 4 of December. There are typically 6.0 snowy days during this week with 71cm of snowfall. Check out the Finse 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 Finse

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December40cm5.1 days
January34cm4.7 days
February28cm4.8 days
March26cm4.8 days
April22cm4.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Finse during August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Finse is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Finse normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1346m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2744m) is well above the middle elevation of Finse. Fresh Snow is extemely unlikely in Finse at the start of August whereas rain is common. Expect to get rained on during 4 or 5 days at this time of year. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Finse during week one of August with average maximum temperature 9.5°C and minimum temperature 7.8°C at the middle elevation. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. 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 Finse and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Finse

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Finse 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.