Is Piau Engaly snowsure?

The snowiest week in Piau Engaly is week 1 of February. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the Piau Engaly 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 Piau Engaly

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December13cm2.2 days
January26cm2.8 days
February30cm3.1 days
March27cm3.2 days
April17cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Piau Engaly during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Piau Engaly is 15 cm. There are typically 2.4 snowy days during this week. Piau Engaly typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1960m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2036m) is very near the middle elevation of Piau Engaly. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Piau Engaly at the start of December with a rainy day during this week of December occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 15cm. Temperatures should usually stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Piau Engaly during week one of December is -0.2°C while the average minimum temperature is just -1.5°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average one day 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 Piau Engaly and (2007 – 2018).


Piau Engaly

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Piau Engaly 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 Piau Engaly 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 Piau Engaly and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Piau Engaly 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 Piau Engaly 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 Piau Engaly 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.