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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)
December18cm3.6 days
January18cm4.1 days
February23cm4.3 days
March19cm3.9 days
April15cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Štrbské Pleso during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Štrbské Pleso is 19 cm. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week. Strbske Pleso prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1619m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (699m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Strbske Pleso. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Strbske Pleso in the middle of January. Based on long term weather statistics for Strbske Pleso, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical but rain is also known at this time of year so you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 19cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Strbske Pleso in week three of January of just -6.1°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.1°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (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 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 – 2018).

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Summer

Štrbské Pleso

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Štrbské Pleso 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 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 – 2018)

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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 – 2018)

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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 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.