Hemsedal Snow History

Is Hemsedal snowsure? 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Hemsedal typical weather and snow conditions during the second week of December 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 expected freezing level (426m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Hemsedal. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Hemsedal in the middle of December 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 December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Hemsedal in week two of December of just -6.0°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.4°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snow occur on average three days during this week each year.

Hemsedal Snow Conditions

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

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Hemsedal

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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. 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.

Hemsedal Snowfall

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

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Hemsedal

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • 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. 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.

Hemsedal Temperature

Average temperature in Hemsedal (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Hemsedal

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • 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.

Hemsedal snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December15cm3.6 days
Snow in January18cm3.8 days
Snow in February13cm3.8 days
Snow in March12cm3.3 days
Snow in April9cm2.8 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data