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Swiss Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 16th April 2024

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Switzerland Snow Forecasts and Reports for Swiss Ski Resorts

Where is there snow in Switzerland?

Powder Alert!

Updated 16 April 07:30:36 PDT

Powder Alarms and Snow Storm Warnings have been issued for at least 93 ski areas including Grindelwald, Nendaz, Verbier, Wengen and Zermatt.

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When will it next snow in Switzerland?

There is snow forecast to fall in Switzerland over the next 2 days, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including Andermatt, Engelberg, Gstaad, Thyon les Collons and Verbier.

How much snow is there in Switzerland?

The deepest reported snow in Switzerland is in Saas Fee, which reports snow depths of 189in on upper slopes and 17in lower down.

When did it last snow in Switzerland?

Recent snow reports indicate that it snowed in Switzerland today (16 April), in Ski Resorts including Engelberg and Melchsee-Frutt.

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Top Swiss Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in Switzerland with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Andermatt30in
Amden44in
Klewenalp-Stockhütte43in
Engelberg35in
Adelboden34in
Schönried34in
Montreux33in
Brienz Axalp33in
Handgruobi32in
Ibergeregg32in

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Top Swiss Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

Swiss ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Engelberg119in
St. Moritz98in
Silvaplana94in
Pontresina91in
Zermatt79in
Grindelwald78in
Wengen78in
Samnaun55in
Adelboden46in
Verbier42in

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Swiss Ski Resorts - Forecast Snow Comparison

The latest snow forecasts for Ski Resorts in Switzerland - please note that all ski resorts can be affected by weather at short notice, and you should check with the Tourist Office before travelling.

Swiss Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48 HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7 DaySnow Conditions
Adelboden18in 34in hard powder
Andermatt9in 30in Not Known
Bettmeralp5in 8in -
Boltigen13in 23in -
Brig7in 18in -
Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast6in 25in -
Cardada - Cimetta---
Champéry10in 15in Not Known
Crans-Montana9in 18in Not Known
Davos5in 21in Not Known
Disentis Sedrun7in 12in Not Known
Engelberg14in 35in hard spring snow
Ernen6in 17in -
Evolène9in 17in Not Known
Fiesch7in 18in -
Flims6in 24in -
Giswil12in 31in -
Grand St Bernard5in 8in -
Grimentz16in 31in Not Known
Grindelwald11in 28in Powder Snow
Grächen3in 9in -
Gstaad14in 23in Not Known
Handgruobi12in 32in -
Interlaken---
Jungfrau Region11in 26in Powder Snow
Kandersteg12in 28in Not Known
Klewenalp-Stockhütte16in 43in Not Known
Klosters6in 24in Not Known
La Tzoumaz8in 14in Not Known
Laax6in 24in -
Lagalb---
Lenzerheide - Valbella5in 19in Not Known
Les Crosets10in 15in Not Known
Melchsee-Frutt12in 32in Not Known
Minschuns1in 4in -
Montreux21in 33in -
Nendaz10in 19in Not Known
Pontresina1in 7in Powder Snow
Realp7in 24in -
Reigoldswil11in 22in -
Saanenmöser14in 23in -
Saas Almagell3in 9in Not Known
Saas-Fee3in 10in -
Sainte - Croix / Les Rasses5in 8in -
Salvan - Les Marécottes11in 18in -
Samnaun5in 19in Powder Snow
Sarn-Heinzenberg5in 18in -
Savognin5in 19in Not Known
Schwyz12in 32in Not Known
Schönried23in 34in -
St. Moritz1in 7in Powder Snow
Stoos12in 19in Not Known
Thyon les Collons14in 23in Not Known
Verbier15in 27in Powder Snow
Villars - Gryon12in 19in Not Known
Wangs10in 29in -
Wengen11in 26in Powder Snow
Zermatt5in 14in powder hard
Zweisimmen14in 23in Not Known

N.B. The above table shows only the top 60 Swiss ski resorts; please use the Map in the menu above or the links below to see regions of Switzerland.

The Swiss snow forecast figures given here are the likely average cumulative snowfall on each day, for the specified ski resort. Local snow depths may vary considerably from slope to slope.

Off Piste and Avalanche Safety

Ski Safe : If you intend to ski or snowboard out of bounds in Switzerland, you must check conditions locally before doing so. Always check the Avalanche Risk Level and carry appropriate avalanche safety equipment at all times.

Swiss Snow Forecast Table Key

  • Snow Forecast - links to 7-Day medium-range and 14-Day long-range Snow Forecasts.
  • 48 Hours - total snowfall forecast in the next 48 hours.
  • 7 Days - total snowfall possible over the next 7 days.
  • Status - ski area status (Open/Closed/Unknown).
  • Snow Conditions - current skiing conditions.

All Snow Forecasts beyond 2 days are subject to change. The multi-day snowfall totals above are the total quantity of fresh snow expected to fall, and do NOT account for settling and compaction that will occur.

 Valais Snow

Ski Resorts in Valais with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Grimentz31in
Verbier27in
Goms / Obergoms23in
Nendaz19in
Bellwald18in

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 Grisons Snow

Ski Resorts in Grisons with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Fideris33in
San Bernardino25in
Surcuolm25in
Waltensburg25in
Falera24in

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 Bern Snow

Ski Resorts in Bern with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Schönried34in
Brienz Axalp33in
Meiringen - Hasliberg33in
Mürren33in
Grindelwald28in

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 Vaud Snow

Ski Resorts in Vaud with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Montreux33in
Rougemont30in
Leysin20in
Les Diablerets19in
Alpes Vaudoises19in

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 Graubünden Snow

Ski Resorts in Graubünden with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast25in
Flims-Laax-Falera24in
Arosa Lenzerheide19in
Lenzerheide - Valbella19in
Disentis Sedrun12in

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