Winterberg Snow History

Is Winterberg snowsure? 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Winterberg normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January 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 normal freezing level (728m) is close to the mid altitude of Winterberg. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Winterberg in the middle of January but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures should typically remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Winterberg during week three of January is -0.7°C while the average minimum temperature is only -1.8°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mainly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have fresh snow occur on average one or two days during this week in any given year.

Winterberg Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Winterberg (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Winterberg

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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. 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.

Winterberg Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Winterberg (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Winterberg

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • 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. 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.

Winterberg Temperature

Average temperature in Winterberg (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Winterberg

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 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.

Winterberg snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December8cm2.6 days
Snow in January10cm3.0 days
Snow in February7cm2.9 days
Snow in March6cm2.0 days
Snow in April2cm0.9 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data