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Urnerboden Snow History

Is Urnerboden snowsure?

The snowiest week in Urnerboden is week 3 of January. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 36cm of snowfall. Check out the Urnerboden 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 Urnerboden

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December21cm2.9 days
January26cm3.2 days
February20cm3.7 days
March17cm2.7 days
April12cm1.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Urnerboden during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Urnerboden is 17 cm. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week. Urnerboden normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1350m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1100m) is very near the mid altitude of Urnerboden. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Urnerboden in the middle of February but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Urnerboden during week three of February is -1.5°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.9°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 7km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0


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Snow Conditions

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

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 Urnerboden 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.