Is Sälen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Sälen is week 4 of December. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week with 15cm of snowfall. Check out the Sälen 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 Sälen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December12cm3.5 days
January13cm3.3 days
February11cm3.5 days
March9cm2.9 days
April5cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Sälen during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Sälen is 5 cm. There are typically 2.1 snowy days during this week. Salen normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 620m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (698m) is similar to the middle elevation of Salen. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Salen at the end of March but rainy days are possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of March. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 5cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Salen during week four of March is -0.7°C while the average minimum temperature is only -2.4°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 20km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average one or two days during this week every year.

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Sälen and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Sälen and (2007 – 2022)


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

The most cherished days on the mountain in Sälen 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 Sälen and (2007 – 2022)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Sälen 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 Sälen and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Sälen 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.