Is Grindelwald snowsure?

The snowiest week in Grindelwald is week 2 of January. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 48cm of snowfall. Check out the Grindelwald 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 Grindelwald

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December27cm3.1 days
January33cm3.4 days
February29cm3.7 days
March26cm3.3 days
April17cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Grindelwald during August (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of August for Grindelwald is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Grindelwald normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1709m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3772m) is well above the mid altitude of Grindelwald. Snowy weather is unknown in Grindelwald in the middle of August but expect several rainy days. On average there just three dry days during this week each year. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Grindelwald during week three of August with the average afternoon temperature 13.7°C and the minimum temperature 11.7°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 6km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Grindelwald 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 Grindelwald 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 Grindelwald 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.