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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 August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter is 8 cm. There are typically 2.4 snowy days during this week. Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of August 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 mean freezing level (2475m) is slightly higher than the middle elevation of Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center in the middle of August but with a likelihood of rain falling on two days. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Galdhoppigen Summer Ski Center during week two of August with average maximum temperature 3.5°C and minimum temperature 2.1°C at the middle elevation. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 15km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


Compare Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter with:

Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Galdhøpiggen Sommerskisenter 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 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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Summer

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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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
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.