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Is Wengen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Wengen is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 48cm of snowfall. Check out the Wengen 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 Wengen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December23cm3.0 days
January31cm3.5 days
February27cm4.2 days
March26cm3.6 days
April17cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Wengen during May (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of May for Wengen is 5 cm. There are typically 0.7 snowy days during this week. Wengen normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1672m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2992m) is well above the mid altitude of Wengen. A day with snowfall happens on average every second year during the last week of May but unfortunately expect four rainy days this week in a typical year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Wengen during week four of May with average maximum temperature 9.2°C and minimum temperature 7.1°C at the mid altitude. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Wengen

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

Winter
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 Wengen 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.