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Lech Snow History

Is Lech snowsure? Check out the Lech 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: Lech normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1950m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1031m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Lech. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Lech in the middle of January. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 57cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Lech in week three of January of just -5.9°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.2°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations 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) occur on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with perfect weather also happen on average two or three days during this week every year.

Lech Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Lech (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)

Lech

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 Lech 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.

Lech Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Lech (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Lech

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Lech 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.

Lech Temperature

Average temperature in Lech (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Lech

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 Lech 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.

Lech snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December30cm3.3 days
Snow in January43cm3.6 days
Snow in February33cm3.7 days
Snow in March37cm3.8 days
Snow in April29cm2.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data