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Is Riksgränsen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Riksgränsen is week 4 of March. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week with 34cm of snowfall. Check out the Riksgränsen 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 Riksgränsen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December23cm4.6 days
January18cm3.9 days
February22cm4.2 days
March29cm4.6 days
April19cm4.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Riksgränsen during July (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Riksgränsen is 0 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Riksgransen prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 705m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2242m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Riksgransen. Snow falls on just one day every 7 years in Riksgransen at the start of July but on average there are three days during this week each year when it rains. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Riksgransen during week one of July with the average afternoon temperature 10.4°C and the minimum temperature 8.9°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Based on our hindcast archive, we do not expect any powder days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ski area of Riksgransen at this time of year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Riksgränsen

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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Summer

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

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

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Riksgränsen 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.