Is Macugnaga snowsure?

The snowiest week in Macugnaga is week 3 of March. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 59cm of snowfall. Check out the Macugnaga 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 Macugnaga

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December31cm3.2 days
January33cm3.0 days
February36cm3.7 days
March45cm4.0 days
April39cm3.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Macugnaga during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Macugnaga is 43 cm. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week. Macugnaga normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2150m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1858m) is close to the mid altitude of Macugnaga. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Macugnaga at the end of March. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of March. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 43cm. Temperatures should typically hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Macugnaga during week four of March is -1.7°C while the average minimum temperature is only -3.2°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that do not coincide with ideal weather also happen on average two days during this week every year.

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Macugnaga and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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 Macugnaga 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 Macugnaga and (2007 – 2022)


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

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


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Macugnaga 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.