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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 August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for La Parva is 37 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. La Parva prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of August 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 usual freezing level (2711m) is slightly lower than the mid altitude of La Parva. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in La Parva at the start of August. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 37cm. Temperatures should typically hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in La Parva during week one of August is -3.3°C while the average minimum temperature is just -6.0°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 18km/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. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that do not have fresh snow occur on average 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 La Parva and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

La Parva

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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)

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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 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.