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Finse Snow History

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 February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Finse is 28 cm. There are typically 5.2 snowy days during this week. Finse prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1346m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (367m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Finse. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Finse in the middle of February. Based on long term weather statistics for Finse, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 28cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Finse in week three of February of just -7.3°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.8°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 15km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather also happen on average two or three days during this week each year.


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Snow Conditions

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.


Snowfall

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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Finse 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 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.