Is Santa Cristina snowsure?

The snowiest week in Santa Cristina is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 37cm of snowfall. Check out the Santa Cristina 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 Santa Cristina

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December19cm3.1 days
January18cm3.5 days
February25cm4.4 days
March25cm4.0 days
April13cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Santa Cristina during October (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of October for Santa Cristina is 8 cm. There are typically 1.3 snowy days during this week. Santa Cristina normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1789m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2745m) is well above the mid altitude of Santa Cristina. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Santa Cristina in the middle of October with and average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Santa Cristina during week three of October with average maximum temperature 4.7°C and minimum temperature 2.5°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 6km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Santa Cristina


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Santa Cristina 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 Santa Cristina 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 Santa Cristina 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 Santa Cristina 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 Santa Cristina 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 Santa Cristina 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.