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Is Mt Palandöken snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mt Palandöken is week 3 of March. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week with 33cm of snowfall. Check out the Mt Palandöken 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 Mt Palandöken

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December15cm2.9 days
January21cm3.6 days
February19cm3.8 days
March21cm4.1 days
April13cm2.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mt Palandöken during March (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of March for Mt Palandöken is 13 cm. There are typically 4.0 snowy days during this week. Mt Palandoken normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2600m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2149m) is slightly below the middle elevation of Mt Palandoken. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Mt Palandoken in the middle of March. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 13cm. Temperatures should typically hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Mt Palandoken during week two of March is -2.8°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.1°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have new snow occur on average two or three 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 Mt Palandöken and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Mt Palandöken

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mt Palandöken 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 Mt Palandöken 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 Mt Palandöken 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 Mt Palandöken 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 Mt Palandöken 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 Mt Palandöken 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.