Is Kerlingarfjöll snowsure?

The snowiest week in Kerlingarfjöll is week 4 of February. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week with 30cm of snowfall. Check out the Kerlingarfjöll 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 Kerlingarfjöll

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December22cm4.3 days
January21cm4.5 days
February23cm4.6 days
March23cm4.8 days
April15cm4.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Kerlingarfjöll during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Kerlingarfjöll is 16 cm. There are typically 4.2 snowy days during this week. Kerlingarfjoll typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1025m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (679m) is slightly lower than the mid altitude of Kerlingarfjoll. Regular fresh snowfalls are the norm in Kerlingarfjoll at the end of October. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 16cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Kerlingarfjoll during week four of October is -3.0°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.3°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 26km/h) but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Kerlingarfjöll


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Kerlingarfjöll 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 Kerlingarfjöll 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 Kerlingarfjöll 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 Kerlingarfjöll 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 Kerlingarfjöll 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 Kerlingarfjöll 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.