Is Pontresina snowsure?

The snowiest week in Pontresina is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 47cm of snowfall. Check out the Pontresina 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 Pontresina

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December27cm3.3 days
January26cm3.4 days
February29cm3.7 days
March27cm4.0 days
April28cm4.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Pontresina during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Pontresina is 23 cm. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week. Pontresina normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2368m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1740m) is far below the mid altitude of Pontresina. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Pontresina at the end of March. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 23cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Pontresina during week four of March is -3.6°C while the average minimum temperature is only -5.0°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't 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 Pontresina and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Pontresina 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 Pontresina 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 Pontresina 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.