Is La Parva snowsure?

The snowiest week in La Parva is week 2 of July. There are typically 2.0 snowy days during this week with 44cm of snowfall. Check out the La Parva 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 Parva

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June28cm2.0 days
July24cm2.2 days
August30cm2.7 days
September13cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in La Parva during October (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of October for La Parva is 11 cm. There are typically 1.6 snowy days during this week. La Parva expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3184m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (3192m) is similar to the mid altitude of La Parva. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in La Parva in the middle of October . Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in La Parva during week three of October usually get above freezing (average maximum is -0.0°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -1.9°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 15km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but bluebird days that don't have new snow occur on average one day every second year 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 La Parva and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

La Parva


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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