Is Las Leñas snowsure?

The snowiest week in Las Leñas is week 2 of July. There are typically 2.1 snowy days during this week with 41cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Las Leñas

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June29cm2.1 days
July26cm2.2 days
August31cm2.9 days
September14cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Las Leñas during October (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of October for Las Leñas is 10 cm. There are typically 1.8 snowy days during this week. Las Lenas typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of October 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 typical freezing level (3017m) is very near the middle elevation of Las Lenas. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Las Lenas in the middle of October. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Las Lenas during week three of October with average maximum temperature 1.8°C and minimum temperature 0.3°C at the middle elevation. 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. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not have perfect weather also occur on average one day every second year 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 Las Leñas and (2007 – 2018).


Las Leñas

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

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. 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 Las Leñas and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

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. 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 Las Leñas and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
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.