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Is Hlíðarfjall Akureyri snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri is week 4 of December. There are typically 5.5 snowy days during this week with 42cm of snowfall. Check out the Hlíðarfjall Akureyri 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 Hlíðarfjall Akureyri

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December29cm4.4 days
January24cm4.3 days
February24cm4.5 days
March23cm4.6 days
April17cm4.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri during April (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of April for Hlíðarfjall Akureyri is 23 cm. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week. Akureyri prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 710m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (477m) is very near the middle elevation of Akureyri. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Akureyri in the middle of April. Based on long term weather statistics for Akureyri, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical but a rainy day during this week happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 23cm. Temperatures should mostly hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Akureyri during week two of April is -2.3°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.5°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 20km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while powder days that do not have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen on average two days during this week in any given year.


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Snow Depths

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

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

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Average Snow Conditions in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


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 Hlíðarfjall Akureyri 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Hlíðarfjall Akureyri 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.