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Gstaad - Château-d'Oex Snow History

Is Gstaad - Château-d'Oex snowsure?

The snowiest week in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 47cm of snowfall. Check out the Gstaad - Château-d'Oex 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 Gstaad - Château-d'Oex

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December24cm2.9 days
January28cm3.1 days
February24cm3.6 days
March23cm3.0 days
April13cm1.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Gstaad - Château-d'Oex is 20 cm. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week. Gstaad - Chateau-d'Oex typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1539m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1406m) is similar to the mid altitude of Gstaad - Chateau-d'Oex. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Gstaad - Chateau-d'Oex at the end of February but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Temperatures should generally hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Gstaad - Chateau-d'Oex during week four of February is -1.9°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.9°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average one day during this week every year.

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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex and (2007 – 2018)


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Average Snow Conditions in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)

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 Gstaad - Château-d'Oex 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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex and (2007 – 2018)


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Average Snowfall in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex 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 Gstaad - Château-d'Oex and (2007 – 2018)


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Average Temperatures in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)

Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Gstaad - Château-d'Oex 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.