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Is Steg snowsure?

The snowiest week in Steg is week 3 of January. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 30cm of snowfall. Check out the Steg 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 Steg

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December18cm2.8 days
January20cm2.9 days
February16cm3.1 days
March14cm2.5 days
April10cm1.4 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Steg is 8 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Steg expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1326m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2089m) is far above the mid altitude of Steg. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Steg at the start of April with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Steg during week one of April with average maximum temperature 5.0°C and minimum temperature 2.8°C at the mid altitude. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while powder days that don't coincide with cold, sunny and calm conditions also happen, on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Steg 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 Steg 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 Steg 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 Steg 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 Steg 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 Steg 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.