Røldal Snow History

Is Røldal snowsure? Check out the Røldal 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Roldal typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 900m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (637m) is very near the middle elevation of Roldal. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Roldal in the middle of December. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 31cm. Temperatures should mostly hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Roldal during week three of December is -3.1°C while the average minimum temperature is just -4.5°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not coincide with perfect weather also occur on average two days during this week every year.

Røldal Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Røldal (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Røldal

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Røldal are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Røldal Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Røldal (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Røldal

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Røldal are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Røldal Temperature

Average temperature in Røldal (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Røldal

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Røldal 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.

Røldal snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December39cm4.8 days
Snow in January34cm4.6 days
Snow in February31cm4.5 days
Snow in March23cm4.4 days
Snow in April16cm3.4 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data