Is Ørsta SkiSenter snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ørsta SkiSenter is week 4 of December. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week with 47cm of snowfall. Check out the Ørsta SkiSenter 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 Ørsta SkiSenter

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December38cm4.1 days
January30cm3.6 days
February28cm4.0 days
March29cm3.9 days
April22cm3.2 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Ørsta SkiSenter is 28 cm. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week. Orsta SkiSenter prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 746m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (780m) is close to the middle elevation of Orsta SkiSenter. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Orsta SkiSenter at the end of November but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of November every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 28cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Orsta SkiSenter during week four of November is -1.0°C while the average minimum temperature is just -1.7°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 21km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen on average one or two days 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 Ørsta SkiSenter and (2007 – 2018).


Ørsta SkiSenter

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The most cherished days on the mountain in Ørsta SkiSenter 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 Ørsta SkiSenter and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Ørsta SkiSenter 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 Ørsta SkiSenter and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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