Is Fonna Glacier snowsure?

The snowiest week in Fonna Glacier is week 4 of December. There are typically 5.8 snowy days during this week with 109cm of snowfall. Check out the Fonna Glacier 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 Fonna Glacier

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December72cm4.8 days
January54cm4.6 days
February50cm4.4 days
March47cm4.6 days
April36cm3.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Fonna Glacier during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Fonna Glacier is 53 cm. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week. Fonna Glacier typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1125m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (757m) is slightly below the middle elevation of Fonna Glacier. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Fonna Glacier at the end of November. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 53cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Fonna Glacier during week four of November is -2.7°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.5°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 21km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not coincide with ideal conditions also happen on average two or three 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 Fonna Glacier and (2007 – 2018).


Fonna Glacier

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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 Fonna Glacier 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 Fonna Glacier and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Fonna Glacier 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 Fonna Glacier and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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