Is Popova Shapka snowsure?

The snowiest week in Popova Shapka is week 2 of March. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 38cm of snowfall. Check out the Popova Shapka 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 Popova Shapka

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December23cm2.9 days
January29cm3.5 days
February35cm3.9 days
March31cm3.6 days
April14cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Popova Shapka during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Popova Shapka is 17 cm. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week. Popova Sapka normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1800m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2205m) is slightly above the mid altitude of Popova Sapka. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Popova Sapka at the end of November but with an average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Popova Sapka during week four of November with average maximum temperature 1.3°C and minimum temperature 0.3°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also occur on average one day during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Popova Shapka and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Popova Shapka


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Popova Shapka and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Popova Shapka 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 Popova Shapka and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Popova Shapka 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 Popova Shapka and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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 Popova Shapka 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.