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Is Winterberg snowsure?

The snowiest week in Winterberg is week 3 of January. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 12cm of snowfall. Check out the Winterberg 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 Winterberg

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December8cm2.6 days
January10cm3.0 days
February7cm2.9 days
March6cm2.0 days
April2cm0.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Winterberg during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Winterberg is 4 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Winterberg prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 735m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1625m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Winterberg. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Winterberg at the start of April with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Winterberg during week one of April with average maximum temperature 5.9°C and minimum temperature 4.0°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 1


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Winterberg

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Winterberg 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 Winterberg 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 Winterberg 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 Winterberg 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 Winterberg 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 Winterberg 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.