Picos De Europa Snow History

Is Picos De Europa snowsure? Check out the Picos De Europa 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Picos De Europa expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1798m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1900m) is very near the middle elevation of Picos De Europa. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Picos De Europa at the end of January but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 22cm. Day temperatures at the middle elevation in Picos De Europa during week four of January usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.4°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -1.1°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't have perfect weather conditions also occur on average one or two days during this week every year.

Picos De Europa Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Picos De Europa (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Picos De Europa

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Picos De Europa are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Picos De Europa Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Picos De Europa (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Picos De Europa

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Picos De Europa are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Picos De Europa Temperature

Average temperature in Picos De Europa (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Picos De Europa

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Picos De Europa 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.

Picos De Europa snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December19cm2.4 days
Snow in January24cm3.3 days
Snow in February38cm3.6 days
Snow in March31cm3.2 days
Snow in April14cm2.4 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data