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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 December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Kaprun is 22 cm. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week. Kaprun typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1970m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1386m) is slightly lower than the middle elevation of Kaprun. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Kaprun at the start of December. 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 14 years during this week of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 22cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Kaprun during week one of December is -3.7°C while the average minimum temperature is only -5.3°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snow occur on average one or two days during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Kaprun

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the 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.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Kaprun and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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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.