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Melchsee-Frutt Snow History

Is Melchsee-Frutt snowsure?

The snowiest week in Melchsee-Frutt is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 38cm of snowfall. Check out the Melchsee-Frutt 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 Melchsee-Frutt

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December20cm2.9 days
January26cm3.3 days
February22cm3.8 days
March21cm3.1 days
April15cm2.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Melchsee-Frutt during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Melchsee-Frutt is 20 cm. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week. Melchsee-Frutt expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1668m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1377m) is close to the mid altitude of Melchsee-Frutt. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Melchsee-Frutt at the end of February but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Melchsee-Frutt during week four of February is -2.8°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.7°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 10km/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 every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average one or two days during this week each year.

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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Melchsee-Frutt and (2007 – 2018)



Average Snow Conditions in Melchsee-Frutt Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)

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 Melchsee-Frutt 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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Melchsee-Frutt and (2007 – 2018)



Average Snowfall in Melchsee-Frutt Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Melchsee-Frutt 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 Melchsee-Frutt and (2007 – 2018)



Average Temperatures in Melchsee-Frutt Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-23)

Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Melchsee-Frutt 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.