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Is Volcán Osorno snowsure?

The snowiest week in Volcán Osorno is week 3 of August. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 72cm of snowfall. Check out the Volcán Osorno 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 Volcán Osorno

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June42cm3.2 days
July49cm3.6 days
August63cm4.3 days
September26cm3.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Volcán Osorno during August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Volcán Osorno is 58 cm. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week. Volcan Osorno expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1495m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1517m) is very near the middle elevation of Volcan Osorno. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Volcan Osorno at the start of August. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 58cm. Temperatures should generally stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Volcan Osorno during week one of August is -0.2°C while the average minimum temperature is just -1.3°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Sometimes windy. Light winds (average 28km/h) most of the time are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two or three days in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that don't coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen on average two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Average Snow Conditions in

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

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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 Volcán Osorno 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 Volcán Osorno 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 Volcán Osorno 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 Volcán Osorno and (2007 – 2018)

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Average temperature
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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Volcán Osorno 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.