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Kaprun Snow History

Is Kaprun snowsure?

The snowiest week in Kaprun is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.0 snowy days during this week with 32cm of snowfall. Check out the Kaprun 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 Kaprun

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December21cm3.2 days
January27cm3.7 days
February24cm4.0 days
March24cm3.8 days
April19cm2.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Kaprun during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Kaprun is 21 cm. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week. Kaprun typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1970m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1241m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Kaprun. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Kaprun at the end of February. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Temperatures should usually remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Kaprun during week four of February is -4.9°C while the average minimum temperature is just -6.7°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have new snow happen on average two days during this week each year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Kaprun 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 Kaprun 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 Kaprun 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 Kaprun 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 Kaprun 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 Kaprun 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.