Is Štrbské Pleso snowsure?

The snowiest week in Štrbské Pleso is week 2 of February. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 26cm of snowfall. Check out the Štrbské Pleso 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 Štrbské Pleso

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December20cm3.6 days
January21cm4.1 days
February23cm4.3 days
March18cm3.8 days
April14cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Štrbské Pleso during February (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of February for Štrbské Pleso is 25 cm. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week. Strbske Pleso normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1619m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (788m) is far below the mid altitude of Strbske Pleso. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Strbske Pleso at the start of February. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 25cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Strbske Pleso in week one of February of just -5.4°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -6.6°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 21km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have fresh snow happen on average one or two days during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Štrbské Pleso


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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 Štrbské Pleso 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 Štrbské Pleso and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

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

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 Štrbské Pleso 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.