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Is Ruhpolding snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ruhpolding is week 3 of January. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 33cm of snowfall. Check out the Ruhpolding 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 Ruhpolding

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm2.6 days
January23cm3.0 days
February17cm3.1 days
March15cm2.3 days
April12cm1.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Ruhpolding during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Ruhpolding is 18 cm. There are typically 1.6 snowy days during this week. Ruhpolding expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1051m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2027m) is far above the mid altitude of Ruhpolding. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Ruhpolding at the start of April with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Ruhpolding during week one of April with average maximum temperature 6.4°C and minimum temperature 4.3°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that don't have perfect conditions also occur on average one year in 5.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Ruhpolding

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

Winter
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 Ruhpolding 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.