Is Hemsedal snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hemsedal is week 3 of January. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 22cm of snowfall. Check out the Hemsedal 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 Hemsedal

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December15cm3.5 days
January16cm3.5 days
February13cm3.5 days
March12cm2.9 days
April8cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Hemsedal during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Hemsedal is 8 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Hemsedal normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1090m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (702m) is slightly below the middle elevation of Hemsedal. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Hemsedal at the start of April but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of April. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Hemsedal during week one of April is -2.6°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.0°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that do not have new snow happen on average one or two days during this week each year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Hemsedal 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 Hemsedal 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 Hemsedal 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.