Is Silvaplana/Engadin snowsure?

The snowiest week in Silvaplana/Engadin is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.9 snowy days during this week with 48cm of snowfall. Check out the Silvaplana/Engadin 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 Silvaplana/Engadin

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December23cm3.3 days
January28cm3.5 days
February31cm4.1 days
March32cm4.4 days
April32cm4.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Silvaplana/Engadin during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Silvaplana/Engadin is 14 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. Silvaplana/Engadin typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2368m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1205m) is far below the middle elevation of Silvaplana/Engadin. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Silvaplana/Engadin at the end of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 14cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Silvaplana/Engadin in week four of January of just -7.1°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.1°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 13km/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. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have new snow occur on average three days during this week each year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Silvaplana/Engadin and (2007 – 2018)


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 Silvaplana/Engadin 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 Silvaplana/Engadin and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Silvaplana/Engadin 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 Silvaplana/Engadin and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Silvaplana/Engadin 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.