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Fiss Snow History

Is Fiss snowsure? Check out the Fiss 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: Fiss expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1950m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1067m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Fiss. Regular fresh snowfalls are to be expected in Fiss in the middle of January. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 35cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Fiss in week three of January of just -5.7°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.2°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. 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 don't have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also occur on average two or three days during this week in any given year.

Fiss Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Fiss (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    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)

Fiss

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 Fiss 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.

Fiss Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Fiss (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Fiss

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Fiss 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.

Fiss Temperature

Average temperature in Fiss (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Fiss

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 Fiss 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.

Fiss snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December23cm3.3 days
Snow in January28cm3.6 days
Snow in February23cm4.0 days
Snow in March25cm4.0 days
Snow in April19cm2.8 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data