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Pitztal Glacier Snow History

Is Pitztal Glacier snowsure? Check out the Pitztal Glacier 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: Pitztal Glacier normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2590m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1055m) is far below the mid altitude of Pitztal Glacier. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Pitztal Glacier in the middle of January. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 36cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Pitztal Glacier in week three of January of just -9.2°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -11.1°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 16km/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. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that don't have perfect weather also happen on average three days during this week every year.

Pitztal Glacier Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Pitztal Glacier (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)

Pitztal Glacier

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 Pitztal Glacier 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.

Pitztal Glacier Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Pitztal Glacier (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Pitztal Glacier

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Pitztal Glacier 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.

Pitztal Glacier Temperature

Average temperature in Pitztal Glacier (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Pitztal Glacier

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 Pitztal Glacier 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.

Pitztal Glacier snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December25cm3.6 days
Snow in January31cm3.7 days
Snow in February28cm4.3 days
Snow in March32cm4.4 days
Snow in April32cm4.3 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data