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Hemsedal Snow History

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 February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Hemsedal is 12 cm. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week. Hemsedal normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1090m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (423m) is far below the mid altitude of Hemsedal. Regular fresh snowfalls are to be expected in Hemsedal at the end of February. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Hemsedal in week four of February of just -5.1°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.0°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have new snow occur on average two days during this week every year.

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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Hemsedal and (2007 – 2018)


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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Hemsedal and (2007 – 2018)


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 Hemsedal and (2007 – 2018)


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.