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Is Murau/Kreischberg snowsure?

The snowiest week in Murau/Kreischberg is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.7 snowy days during this week with 25cm of snowfall. Check out the Murau/Kreischberg 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 Murau/Kreischberg

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December10cm2.7 days
January13cm3.5 days
February18cm4.1 days
March12cm3.4 days
April7cm1.5 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Murau/Kreischberg during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Murau/Kreischberg is 8 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. Murau/Kreischberg typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1498m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1250m) is very near the middle elevation of Murau/Kreischberg. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Murau/Kreischberg at the start of December but rain is just possible 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 8cm. Temperatures should generally hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Murau/Kreischberg during week one of December is -2.1°C while the average minimum temperature is only -3.5°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have new snow happen on average one or two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Murau/Kreischberg

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Murau/Kreischberg 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 Murau/Kreischberg 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 Murau/Kreischberg and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Murau/Kreischberg 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 Murau/Kreischberg and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Murau/Kreischberg 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.