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Ski Rio Snow History

Is Ski Rio snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ski Rio is week 3 of December. There are typically 1.9 snowy days during this week with 11cm of snowfall. Check out the Ski Rio 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 Ski Rio

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December9cm1.8 days
January6cm1.6 days
February7cm2.2 days
March9cm1.8 days
April7cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Ski Rio during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Ski Rio is 10 cm. There are typically 2.4 snowy days during this week. Ski Rio normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3222m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2298m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Ski Rio. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Ski Rio at the end of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Ski Rio in week four of February of just -5.8°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.6°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 27km/h) but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have new snow happen on average four or five days during this week every year.

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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Ski Rio 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 Ski Rio 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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Ski Rio and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Ski Rio 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 Ski Rio 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 Ski Rio 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.