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Zinal Snow History

Is Zinal snowsure?

The snowiest week in Zinal is week 1 of March. There are typically 5.0 snowy days during this week with 53cm of snowfall. Check out the Zinal 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 Zinal

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December30cm3.5 days
January41cm3.8 days
February36cm4.5 days
March38cm4.5 days
April32cm4.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Zinal during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Zinal is 35 cm. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week. Zinal normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2231m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1524m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Zinal. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Zinal at the end of February. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 35cm. Temperatures should typically hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Zinal during week four of February is -4.7°C while the average minimum temperature is only -6.6°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. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one or two days during this week while powder days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather also happen on average two days during this week in any given year.

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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Zinal 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 Zinal 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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Zinal and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Zinal 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 Zinal 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 Zinal 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.