Is Presena Glacier snowsure?

The snowiest week in Presena Glacier is week 1 of February. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 52cm of snowfall. Check out the Presena 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 Presena Glacier

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December23cm3.1 days
January24cm3.2 days
February36cm4.1 days
March34cm4.3 days
April34cm4.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Presena Glacier during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Presena Glacier is 19 cm. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week. Presena Glacier expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2455m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1563m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Presena Glacier. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Presena Glacier at the start of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 19cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Presena Glacier in week one of December of just -5.3°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -6.4°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snow occur on average three days 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 Presena Glacier and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

Presena Glacier


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Presena Glacier 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 Presena 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 Presena Glacier 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 Presena 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 Presena Glacier 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 Presena 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.