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 January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Zell am See is 17 cm. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week. Zell am See expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January 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 normal freezing level (1026m) is a little below the mid altitude of Zell am See. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Zell am See at the end of January but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Temperatures should usually stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Zell am See during week four of January is -2.5°C while the average minimum temperature is just -5.0°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't have perfect weather conditions also occur 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 Zell am See and (2007 – 2018).


Zell am See

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

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.

Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Zell am See and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

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.

Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Zell am See and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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.