Is Tochal snowsure?

The snowiest week in Tochal is week 2 of February. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 21cm of snowfall. Check out the Tochal 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 Tochal

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December10cm2.2 days
January10cm2.6 days
February14cm3.6 days
March10cm2.5 days
April3cm0.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Tochal during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Tochal is 18 cm. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week. Tochal prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2836m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1997m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Tochal. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Tochal at the end of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Tochal in week four of January of just -5.7°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.1°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal 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 fresh snow happen on average three days during this week in any given year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Tochal 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 Tochal 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 Tochal and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Tochal 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 Tochal 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 Tochal 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.