Las Leñas Snow History

Is Las Leñas snowsure? Check out the Las Leñas 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Las Lenas typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2835m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2545m) is similar to the middle elevation of Las Lenas. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Las Lenas in the middle of August. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 36cm. Temperatures should usually stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Las Lenas during week three of August is -1.4°C while the average minimum temperature is only -3.4°C. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Mainly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have fresh snow occur on average one or two days during this week in any given year.

Las Leñas Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Las Leñas (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Las Leñas

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Las Leñas are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Las Leñas Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Las Leñas (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Las Leñas

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Las Leñas are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Las Leñas Temperature

Average temperature in Las Leñas (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Las Leñas

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Las Leñas 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.

Las Leñas snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in June29cm2.1 days
Snow in July26cm2.2 days
Snow in August31cm2.9 days
Snow in September14cm2.3 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data