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Is Lillehammer snowsure?

The snowiest week in Lillehammer is week 3 of January. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 16cm of snowfall. Check out the Lillehammer 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 Lillehammer

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December7cm2.7 days
January11cm3.3 days
February8cm3.3 days
March6cm2.5 days
April2cm1.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Lillehammer during September (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of September for Lillehammer is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Lillehammer typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of September at the middle elevation of the ski area at 304m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2081m) is well above the mid altitude of Lillehammer. Snowy weather is very unlikely in Lillehammer at the end of September but in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of September. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Lillehammer during week four of September with the average afternoon temperature 10.1°C and the minimum temperature 7.8°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Lillehammer and (2007 – 2018).




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Lillehammer 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 Lillehammer and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Lillehammer 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.