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Is Grächen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Grächen is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week with 46cm of snowfall. Check out the Grächen 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 Grächen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December28cm3.2 days
January35cm3.5 days
February32cm4.3 days
March34cm4.3 days
April31cm4.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Grächen during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Grächen is 12 cm. There are typically 1.7 snowy days during this week. Grachen normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2256m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2865m) is well above the middle elevation of Grachen. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Grachen at the end of October with and average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Grachen during week four of October with average maximum temperature 2.6°C and minimum temperature 1.0°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Grächen 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 Grächen 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 Grächen 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 Grächen 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 Grächen 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 Grächen 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.