Formigal Snow History

Is Formigal snowsure? Check out the Formigal 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: Formigal expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1876m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1981m) is very near the mid altitude of Formigal. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Formigal at the end of March. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of March every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 35cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Formigal during week four of March usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.7°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.9°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. 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 cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen on average one day during this week each year.

Formigal Snow Conditions

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

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    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)

Formigal

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 Formigal 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.

Formigal Snowfall

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

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Formigal

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Formigal 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.

Formigal Temperature

Average temperature in Formigal (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Formigal

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 Formigal 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.

Formigal snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December17cm2.2 days
Snow in January29cm2.9 days
Snow in February32cm3.3 days
Snow in March30cm3.2 days
Snow in April15cm2.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data