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Oberau Snow History

Is Oberau snowsure?

The snowiest week in Oberau is week 3 of January. There are typically 3.0 snowy days during this week with 19cm of snowfall. Check out the Oberau 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 Oberau

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December12cm2.4 days
January15cm2.8 days
February12cm2.9 days
March10cm2.3 days
April7cm1.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Oberau during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Oberau is 9 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Oberau normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1068m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1245m) is close to the middle elevation of Oberau. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Oberau at the end of February with a rainy day during this week of February happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Oberau during week four of February usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.2°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -2.0°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 1 but fresh snow days that don't coincide with perfect weather conditions are more typical, on average one day during this week in any given year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Oberau 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 Oberau 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 Oberau 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 Oberau 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 Oberau 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 Oberau 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.