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Røldal Snow History

Is Røldal snowsure?

The snowiest week in Røldal is week 4 of December. There are typically 5.7 snowy days during this week with 64cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Røldal

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December39cm4.8 days
January34cm4.6 days
February31cm4.5 days
March23cm4.4 days
April16cm3.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Røldal during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Røldal is 33 cm. There are typically 5.1 snowy days during this week. Roldal expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 900m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (407m) is a little below the mid altitude of Roldal. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Roldal in the middle of February. Based on long term weather statistics for Roldal, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical but a day when it rains during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 33cm. Temperatures should usually remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Roldal during week three of February is -4.0°C while the average minimum temperature is only -5.3°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 16km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 0 but fresh snow days that do not have ideal weather are more typical, on average three days during this week every year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Røldal 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 Røldal 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Røldal 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 Røldal 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Røldal 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 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.