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Is Obergurgl snowsure?

The snowiest week in Obergurgl is week 1 of March. There are typically 5.1 snowy days during this week with 54cm of snowfall. Check out the Obergurgl 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 Obergurgl

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December27cm3.7 days
January32cm3.9 days
February33cm4.7 days
March37cm4.7 days
April34cm4.6 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Obergurgl is 31 cm. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week. Obergurgl normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2440m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2035m) is slightly lower than the mid altitude of Obergurgl. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Obergurgl at the start of April. Based on long term weather statistics for Obergurgl, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 31cm. Temperatures should mostly stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Obergurgl during week one of April is -2.7°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.4°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't coincide with perfect conditions also occur on average two days during this week in any given year.


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Obergurgl

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Obergurgl 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 Obergurgl 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 Obergurgl 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 Obergurgl 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 Obergurgl 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 Obergurgl 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.