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Is Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter snowsure?

The snowiest week in Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter is week 4 of December. There are typically 5.5 snowy days during this week with 61cm of snowfall. Check out the Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter 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 Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December38cm5.1 days
January26cm4.5 days
February21cm4.7 days
March22cm4.4 days
April28cm4.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter is 32 cm. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week. Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2025m, based on historical averages over the last 7 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (519m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center at the end of November. Based on long term weather statistics for Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 32cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center in week four of November of just -8.1°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.2°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. It can be windy. Light winds (average 28km/h) the majority of the time are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two or three days per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week while powder days that don't have perfect weather conditions also happen on average two or three days during this week each year.


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter and (2007 – 2018).

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Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter

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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter 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 Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter and (2007 – 2018)

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Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter 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 Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter and (2007 – 2018)

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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter 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.