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Is Mount Etna Nicolosi snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Etna Nicolosi is week 2 of March. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 29cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Etna Nicolosi 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 Mount Etna Nicolosi

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December10cm1.9 days
January16cm2.5 days
February21cm3.0 days
March19cm2.7 days
April4cm1.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Etna Nicolosi during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Mount Etna Nicolosi is 29 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. Mount Etna Nicolosi typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2280m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2107m) is close to the middle elevation of Mount Etna Nicolosi. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Mount Etna Nicolosi at the end of February but a rainy day during this week happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 29cm. Temperatures should typically stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Mount Etna Nicolosi during week four of February is -1.2°C while the average minimum temperature is only -2.1°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mainly light winds (average 24km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one or two days during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow occur on average one or two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mount Etna Nicolosi 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 Mount Etna Nicolosi 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 Mount Etna Nicolosi and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Etna Nicolosi 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 Mount Etna Nicolosi and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Mount Etna Nicolosi 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.