Is Gassan Glacier snowsure?

The snowiest week in Gassan Glacier is week 2 of January. There are typically 6.6 snowy days during this week with 145cm of snowfall. Check out the Gassan 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 Gassan Glacier

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December122cm5.9 days
January129cm6.4 days
February108cm6.0 days
March58cm4.8 days
April22cm2.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Gassan Glacier during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Gassan Glacier is 52 cm. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week. Gassan Glacier normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1742m, based on historical averages over the last 12 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (961m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Gassan Glacier. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Gassan Glacier at the end of March. Based on long term weather statistics for Gassan Glacier, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical but rain is also known at this time of year so you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of March. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 52cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Gassan Glacier during week four of March is -4.8°C while the average minimum temperature is only -6.0°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Typically it is windy this week on most days (average 39km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h four days in this week, perhaps strong enough to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average two days during this week while fresh snow days that don't coincide with perfect weather also occur on average two days during this week in any given year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Gassan Glacier and (2007 – 2022).


Gassan Glacier

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Gassan Glacier and (2007 – 2022)


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 Gassan 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 Gassan Glacier and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Gassan 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 Gassan Glacier and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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