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Is La Hoya snowsure?

The snowiest week in La Hoya is week 3 of June. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 22cm of snowfall. Check out the La Hoya 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 La Hoya

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June15cm3.2 days
July17cm3.5 days
August18cm3.7 days
September8cm2.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in La Hoya during September (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of September for La Hoya is 4 cm. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week. La Hoya normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of September at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1598m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1879m) is very near the middle elevation of La Hoya. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in La Hoya at the end of September but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of September. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in La Hoya during week four of September with average maximum temperature 2.2°C and minimum temperature 0.4°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 1


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

La Hoya

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in La Hoya 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 La Hoya 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 La Hoya 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 La Hoya 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 La Hoya 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 La Hoya 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.