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Nendaz Snow History

Is Nendaz snowsure?

The snowiest week in Nendaz is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 50cm of snowfall. Check out the Nendaz 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 Nendaz

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December30cm3.3 days
January39cm3.5 days
February30cm4.2 days
March29cm4.0 days
April25cm4.1 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Nendaz is 21 cm. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week. Nendaz typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2348m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2162m) is close to the middle elevation of Nendaz. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Nendaz at the start of April. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of April. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Temperatures should generally hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Nendaz during week one of April is -1.3°C while the average minimum temperature is just -2.8°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one or two days during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have new snow happen on average one day 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 Nendaz and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Nendaz

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Nendaz 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 Nendaz 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 Nendaz 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 Nendaz 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 Nendaz and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Nendaz 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.