• Icon snowing  color
Ski Norway

Hovden Snow History

Is Hovden snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hovden is week 4 of December. There are typically 5.5 snowy days during this week with 46cm of snowfall. Check out the Hovden 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 Hovden

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December30cm4.7 days
January31cm4.7 days
February28cm4.7 days
March21cm4.5 days
April13cm3.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Hovden during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Hovden is 17 cm. There are typically 4.0 snowy days during this week. Hovden prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 998m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (715m) is very near the mid altitude of Hovden. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Hovden at the end of March. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of March. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Temperatures should typically stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Hovden during week four of March is -2.9°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.5°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have new snow happen on average two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


Compare Hovden with:

Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Hovden

Chart


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer

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 Hovden 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.