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Is Hemsedal snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hemsedal is week 4 of December. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 25cm 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)
December15cm3.6 days
January18cm3.8 days
February13cm3.8 days
March12cm3.3 days
April9cm2.8 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Hemsedal is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Hemsedal expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1090m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2876m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Hemsedal. Snowy weather is unlikely in Hemsedal at the start of July but on average there are three days during this week each year when it rains Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Hemsedal during week one of July with the average afternoon temperature 12.5°C and the minimum temperature 10.3°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 13km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Hemsedal

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Hemsedal 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 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 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

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 – 2018)

Winter
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 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.