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Is Gstaad Glacier 3000 snowsure?

The snowiest week in Gstaad Glacier 3000 is week 2 of January. There are typically 4.7 snowy days during this week with 85cm of snowfall. Check out the Gstaad Glacier 3000 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 Glacier 3000

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December25cm2.3 days
January62cm3.9 days
February48cm3.9 days
March38cm3.6 days
April29cm3.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Gstaad Glacier 3000 during July (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of July for Gstaad Glacier 3000 is 5 cm. There are typically 0.8 snowy days during this week. Gstaad Glacier 3000 normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2281m, based on historical averages over the last 4 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3679m) is well above the middle elevation of Gstaad Glacier 3000. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Gstaad Glacier 3000 in the middle of July but it rains far more often, with rain falling on three or four days during this particular week of July. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 5cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Gstaad Glacier 3000 during week two of July with average maximum temperature 9.4°C and minimum temperature 8.1°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 11km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Gstaad Glacier 3000 and (2007 – 2018).

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Gstaad Glacier 3000

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Gstaad Glacier 3000 and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Gstaad Glacier 3000 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 Gstaad Glacier 3000 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 Gstaad Glacier 3000 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 Gstaad Glacier 3000 and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Gstaad Glacier 3000 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.