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Snow report glossary

Snow and weather data can vary depending on many factors. The data we provide gives you an indication of the conditions you can expect but, as conditions can vary so widely, the data is not a guarantee of the conditions at this resort. Weather data comes from our detailed weather forecast.
Last snowed
The date of the last snowfall.
Fresh snow
The depth of the last snowfall.
Last 7 days
The total snowfall reported over the last 7 days.
Next 9 days
The total amount of fresh snow predicted at mid-mountain level from our detailed 9 day forecast.
Upper piste depth
An indication of the snow depth on the upper prepared slopes.
Lower piste depth
An indication of the snow depth on the lower prepared slopes.
Piste quality
An indication of the general piste conditions on the open pistes.
Resort runs
An indication of the conditions on the lower, open runs back into the resort base.
Off piste snow
An indication of the general off piste conditions.
Lifts open
An indication of the number of lifts that are open out of the total number of lifts possible in this resort/ski area.
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Snow report
30 Oct 2014 12:07
 
Good skiing/boarding throughout the area
Snowfall:
Last snowed 22 Oct 2014
Fresh snow 20cm
Last 7 days 0cm
Next 9 days 99cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 110cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Upper pistes Good
Resort runs Closed
Off piste snow Varied
Lifts:
Lifts open 12 out of 54
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Weather forecast glossary

Snow and weather data can vary depending on many factors. The data we provide gives you an indication of the conditions you can expect but, as conditions can vary so widely, the data is not a guarantee of the conditions at this resort. Weather data comes from our detailed weather forecast.
Weather
The predicted weather for the afternoon period at mid-mountain level.
Snow expected
The predicted amount of snow.
Maximum temperature
The predicted maximum temperature for the afternoon period at mid-mountain level.
Help with snow & weather
Snow & weather forecast
 
A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sat morning, min -3°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the SSE by Mon night).
Thursday 30 October 2014

Glorious sunny weather, suntan lotion a must

Saturday 01 November 2014
Some clouds

0cm snow expected

3°C max temp

Sunday 02 November 2014
Some clouds

0cm snow expected

1°C max temp

Monday 03 November 2014
Light snow

7cm snow expected

-3°C max temp

Snow overview for Switzerland
Thursday 30 October 2014

The excellent weather seen across Europe was certainly visible in Switzerland with Zermatt and Saas Fee seeing beautiful sunny skies.

Zermatt (110cm) had recent fresh snow on the upper slopes with up to 20cm being reported. On Thursday 30th October there were 12 lifts running and the pistes were looking great. The sun was also shining brightly and the average mid mountain temperature was approximately 3C so the pistes at altitude were very strong.

The fortunate weather looks set to continue right through to next week so make the most out of the excellent conditions.

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Mary Privett
Posted: 27/04/14
Loads of snow!
Overall rating: 5 stars
Mary Privett
Visited: April 2014

I am in Zermatt as I write and it is tipping down with snow! Have had a short break here with just a couple of days spring skiing. The Matterhorn glacier paradise and over to Italy is fabulous particularly when visibility is good! The resort is extensive and fairly well signed. I have stayed at the Alpenhof Hotel which I can recommend for location - very near the Sunnega funicular and close to ski bus stops to get to the Matterhorn Express. Service, food, spa etc all brilliant too!

Slopes:
5 stars
Accommodation:
5 stars
Eating:
5 stars
Value for money:
4 stars
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