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Is Zell am See snowsure?

The snowiest week in Zell am See is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 26cm of snowfall. Check out the Zell am See 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 Zell am See

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm3.0 days
January22cm3.6 days
February19cm3.8 days
March17cm3.2 days
April12cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Zell am See during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Zell am See is 18 cm. There are typically 2.4 snowy days during this week. Zell am See expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1379m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1985m) is well above the mid altitude of Zell am See. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Zell am See at the start of April but with a significant risk of rain falling on one or two days. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Zell am See during week one of April with average maximum temperature 3.5°C and minimum temperature 1.5°C at the mid altitude. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that do not have perfect conditions also occur on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Zell am See

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Zell am See 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 Zell am See 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 Zell am See 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 Zell am See 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 Zell am See and (2007 – 2018)

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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 Zell am See 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.