Is Ordino-Arcalís snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ordino-Arcalís is week 1 of February. There are typically 3.7 snowy days during this week with 33cm of snowfall. Check out the Ordino-Arcalís 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 Ordino-Arcalís

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December7cm1.9 days
January19cm2.5 days
February21cm3.0 days
March20cm3.0 days
April15cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Ordino-Arcalís during April (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of April for Ordino-Arcalís is 15 cm. There are typically 2.0 snowy days during this week. Arcalis normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2284m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2598m) is slightly higher than the middle elevation of Arcalis. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Arcalis at the end of April but with an average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 15cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Arcalis during week four of April with average maximum temperature 2.6°C and minimum temperature 0.9°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mostly light winds (average 15km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather also occur on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Ordino-Arcalís

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Ordino-Arcalís 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 Ordino-Arcalís 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 Ordino-Arcalís 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 Ordino-Arcalís 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 Ordino-Arcalís 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 Ordino-Arcalís 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.