Ski Switzerland

Vals Snow History

Is Vals snowsure?

The snowiest week in Vals is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week with 43cm of snowfall. Check out the Vals 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 Vals

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December24cm3.2 days
January29cm3.5 days
February25cm3.8 days
March28cm3.8 days
April26cm3.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Vals during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Vals is 25 cm. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week. Vals typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2433m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1339m) is far below the mid altitude of Vals. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Vals at the end of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 25cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Vals in week four of February of just -6.6°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.2°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one or two days during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have new snow happen on average two or three days during this week in any given year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Vals 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 Vals 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 Vals 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 Vals 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 Vals 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 Vals 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.