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Is Oruu-Say Tourist Centre snowsure?

The snowiest week in Oruu-Say Tourist Centre is week 4 of December. There are typically 2.4 snowy days during this week with 16cm of snowfall. Check out the Oruu-Say Tourist Centre 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 Oruu-Say Tourist Centre

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December11cm2.2 days
January8cm2.7 days
February10cm2.9 days
March7cm1.7 days
April3cm0.5 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Oruu-Say Tourist Centre during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Oruu-Say Tourist Centre is 10 cm. There are typically 2.8 snowy days during this week. Oruu Say Tourist Centre normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1700m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1231m) is slightly below the middle elevation of Oruu Say Tourist Centre. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Oruu Say Tourist Centre in the middle of January but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Oruu Say Tourist Centre during week three of January is -3.4°C while the average minimum temperature is only -6.3°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have fresh snow happen on average two days during this week every year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Oruu-Say Tourist Centre and (2007 – 2018).


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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Oruu-Say Tourist Centre 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 Oruu-Say Tourist Centre 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 Oruu-Say Tourist Centre and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Oruu-Say Tourist Centre 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 Oruu-Say Tourist Centre and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Oruu-Say Tourist Centre 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.