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Formigal Snow History

Is Formigal snowsure?

The snowiest week in Formigal is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 48cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Formigal

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm2.2 days
January29cm2.9 days
February32cm3.3 days
March30cm3.2 days
April15cm2.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Formigal during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Formigal is 12 cm. There are typically 2.8 snowy days during this week. Formigal typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of February 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 mean freezing level (1741m) is close to the middle elevation of Formigal. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Formigal in the middle of February but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures should mostly hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Formigal during week three of February is -0.8°C while the average minimum temperature is just -2.6°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that don't have fresh snow happen on average one or two days during this week each year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Formigal 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 Formigal 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 Formigal 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 Formigal 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 Formigal 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 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.