Is Pitztal Glacier snowsure?

The snowiest week in Pitztal Glacier is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 40cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Pitztal Glacier

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December29cm3.5 days
January31cm3.5 days
February28cm3.8 days
March29cm4.1 days
April28cm4.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Pitztal Glacier during October (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of October for Pitztal Glacier is 17 cm. There are typically 1.9 snowy days during this week. Pitztal Glacier prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2590m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2982m) is slightly higher than the mid altitude of Pitztal Glacier. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Pitztal Glacier at the start of October but with a significant risk of rain falling rather than snow on one or two days Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Pitztal Glacier during week one of October with average maximum temperature 2.6°C and minimum temperature 1.0°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Pitztal Glacier and (2007 – 2022).


Pitztal Glacier

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Pitztal Glacier and (2007 – 2022)


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 Pitztal Glacier 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 Pitztal Glacier and (2007 – 2022)


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

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. 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 Pitztal Glacier and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
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.