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Is Narvik snowsure?

The snowiest week in Narvik is week 4 of March. There are typically 4.7 snowy days during this week with 33cm of snowfall. Check out the Narvik 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 Narvik

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December20cm3.7 days
January17cm3.4 days
February20cm3.6 days
March27cm4.1 days
April16cm3.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Narvik during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Narvik is 19 cm. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week. Narvik prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 564m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (320m) is very near the middle elevation of Narvik. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Narvik at the end of November but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of November. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 19cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Narvik during week four of November is -3.4°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.3°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 1 but powder days that don't coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather conditions are more typical, on average two days during this week every year.


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Narvik

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Narvik 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 Narvik 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 Narvik 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 Narvik 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 Narvik 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 Narvik 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.