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Is Myrkdalen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Myrkdalen is week 4 of December. There are typically 6.2 snowy days during this week with 104cm of snowfall. Check out the Myrkdalen 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 Myrkdalen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December48cm4.3 days
January43cm3.8 days
February36cm3.7 days
March31cm3.9 days
April25cm3.7 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Myrkdalen is 31 cm. There are typically 4.0 snowy days during this week. Myrkdalen normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 805m, based on historical averages over the last 3 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (819m) is close to the middle elevation of Myrkdalen. Regular fresh snowfalls are to be expected in Myrkdalen at the start of April. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but with a risk of rain falling on one or two days on average. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 31cm. Day temperatures at the middle elevation in Myrkdalen during week one of April usually get above freezing (average maximum is -0.0°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.9°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. There is only a 50% chance of seeing any sunshine this week. Mostly light winds (average 19km/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 snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have fresh snowfall occur on average one day every second year 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 Myrkdalen and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Myrkdalen

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Myrkdalen 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 Myrkdalen 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 Myrkdalen 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 Myrkdalen 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 Myrkdalen 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 Myrkdalen 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.