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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
18 Aug 2014 13:30
 
Good skiing on well groomed pistes
Snowfall:
Last snowed 29 Jul 2014
Fresh snow 15cm
Last 7 days 0cm
Next 9 days 0cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 160cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Piste quality Good
Resort runs Closed
Off piste snow Limited
Lifts:
Lifts open 16 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
 
Moderate rain (total 16.0mm), heaviest on Wed afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 5°C on Fri afternoon, min 1°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.
Monday 18 August 2014

Glorious sunny weather, suntan lotion a must

Wednesday 20 August 2014
Rain showers

0cm snow expected

4°C max temp

Thursday 21 August 2014
Rain showers

0cm snow expected

4°C max temp

Friday 22 August 2014
Rain showers

0cm snow expected

5°C max temp

Snow overview for Switzerland
Monday 18 August 2014

It was a bright and sunny start for Switzerland on Monday 18th August with Zermatt (160cm) and Saas Fee (265cm) enjoying bright blue skies. Zermatt had 16 lifts running to provide access to their well groomed pistes up on The Klein Matterhorn. If you haven’t visited the Matterhorn before have your camera at the ready for some breath taking sites.

The forecast ahead is indicating bright starts to the mornings but clouds will draw in with the afternoon, which could bring light snow fall to Zermatt and Saas Fee so let’s hope the snow comes.

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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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