Is Las Araucarias snowsure?

The snowiest week in Las Araucarias is week 4 of August. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 70cm of snowfall. Check out the Las Araucarias 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 Araucarias

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June53cm3.0 days
July52cm3.4 days
August64cm3.5 days
September25cm2.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Las Araucarias during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Las Araucarias is 49 cm. There are typically 3.1 snowy days during this week. Las Araucarias typical weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1650m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1940m) is close to the mid altitude of Las Araucarias. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Las Araucarias in the middle of August but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 49cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Las Araucarias during week two of August usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.1°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.2°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while powder days that do not have perfect weather also occur on average one or 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 Las Araucarias and (2007 – 2022).

Winter
Summer

Las Araucarias


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Las Araucarias and (2007 – 2022)

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 Las Araucarias 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 Araucarias and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Las Araucarias 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 Araucarias and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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 Araucarias 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.