Is Kandersteg snowsure?

The snowiest week in Kandersteg is week 2 of January. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 43cm of snowfall. Check out the Kandersteg 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 Kandersteg

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December25cm2.9 days
January30cm3.1 days
February25cm3.6 days
March22cm3.0 days
April13cm1.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Kandersteg during May (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of May for Kandersteg is 4 cm. There are typically 1.0 snowy days during this week. Kandersteg typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1580m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2545m) is well above the middle elevation of Kandersteg. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Kandersteg in the middle of May but it rains far more often, with rain falling on three or four days during this particular week of May. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Kandersteg during week three of May with average maximum temperature 7.0°C and minimum temperature 4.9°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 7km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Kandersteg and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Kandersteg and (2007 – 2022)


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 Kandersteg 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 Kandersteg and (2007 – 2022)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Kandersteg 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 Kandersteg and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Kandersteg 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.