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Is Mainalo snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mainalo is week 4 of January. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 16cm of snowfall. Check out the Mainalo 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 Mainalo

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December6cm1.3 days
January13cm2.3 days
February12cm2.5 days
March8cm1.8 days
April1cm0.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mainalo during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Mainalo is 0 cm. There are typically 0.2 snowy days during this week. Mainalo prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1695m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2723m) is far above the middle elevation of Mainalo. Snow falls on just one day every 5 years in Mainalo at the start of April but in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of April. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Mainalo during week one of April with average maximum temperature 7.1°C and minimum temperature 5.6°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mainly light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Based on our hindcast archive, we do not expect any powder days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ski area of Mainalo at this time of year.


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

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 Mainalo 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mainalo and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mainalo 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Mainalo and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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