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Bad Gastein Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Bad Gastein at 1655 m altitude issued: 1 pm30 Aug 2016 (local time)  
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Bad Gastein Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Bad Gastein Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 14.0mm), heaviest on Thu night. Very mild (max 17°C on Wed afternoon, min 10°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Bad Gastein Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 64.0mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Very mild (max 18°C on Sat afternoon, min 4°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.
TueWednesday 31Thursday 1Friday 2Saturday 3Sunday 4Mon
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Wind (km/h)
5 E5
10 S10
5 SSE5
0 SW0
5 NW5
5 N5
10 N10
5 NNW5
5 N5
5 NNW5
5 W5
0 WNW0
5 NNW5
5 WSW5
5 SSW5
5 WSW5
5 WNW5
15 NNW15
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21-14-33-22---153024
max°C
Max °C
15141517151517131416131618151617125
min°C
Min °C
1511111612121510111612131814141574
chill°C
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151010161112159111612131814141541
Humid.%718462688264808972668047457064779889
Freezing level (m)370038503900385039003800385037503700380039003950395040003900385036502300
Bad Gastein freezing level scale
snowy slopeBad Gastein freezing level
Sunrise--6:24--6:26--6:28--6:28--6:31--6:31
Sunset7:50--7:47--7:45--7:44--7:42--7:39--

Other resorts in Austria are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (0)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Bad Gastein at the specific elevation of 1655 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Bad Gastein. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of Austria.

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Visitor Reviews of Bad Gastein

A Zulu on Skis from United Kingdom writes:

I went to Bad Gastein for the first time in the 2005/6 season and I have been back many times since then. It is hard to beat the setting of the town with the spectacular waterfall. Despite having had more than 100 days of skiing there on various trips, it has never felt as thought we have been running out of options in the valley. We have had trips there any time from Christmas to a very late Easter and there are always places to ski. The ski bus network is excellent but if it is within you reach, get a car. It will add versatility and get you to where you want quicker, for that early morning ski on those satin corduroy groomed pistes.
In “Kaiser Wetter” (weather fit for a King) Sportsgastein, at 2700m, delivers some of the best views in the Eastern Alps, back down the Gastein Valley and across to Grosglockner, Austria’s highest mountain. After fresh snow there is some great off-piste. The blue run is good for beginners not scared of a challenge and the black from the middle to the bottom will really test your control, as you approach the river at the bottom. It is snowsure to end April.
Stubnerkogel and Schlossalm have extensive linked skiing, snowparks and many “Hutte and Alms” to eat at. My favourite runs are Hohe Scharte Nord (H1) which if skied to the bottom is reputedly the longest run in the Eastern Alps (>14km) and Jungeralm (B19/22), both referred to in our family as “going over the back”. Angeltal is the linking ski centre, you will see a lot of it but I would advise to eat elsewhere on the mountain. It is, however, a great meeting place and fantastic for beginners. If you are one, go there to start.
Dorfgastein and Grossarl is another linked mountain with extensive skiing and well worth a visit. There are some good short wide blue slopes for beginners at the top of Kreuzkogel. I have always found the lift system on the Grossarl side a bit awkward for getting back to Dorfgastein but all in all definitely worth a day or two.
Graukogel, simply referred to a Grau in our family and, as classic onomatopoeia, pronounced with a guttural growl. Difficult to get to, slow lifts, no snow making, basic infrastructure but overwhelmingly my favourite place. Crowds, what are those? Top to middle Black and Red will have you doing circuits because you can’t get enough. The blue run is a fairy tale jeep track that I would take any 1 week in beginner on to really get them on the hook.
Night life, if you are young you have to branch out using “The Silver Bullet Bar“ as your starting point. If you have a family I would recommend doing Bellvue Alm. The rickety single seat chairlift to get up there, the views and the really traditional setting will make it an evening to remember and for those brave enough, take a toboggan to get down.
So that is the Gastein valley but your ski pass can take you much further. If you are a group of 6 or more get up early and arrange a taxi to take you to Zauchensee and do a ski safari back to Dorfgastein from there (~70km), it involves a few very short ski bus or taxi hops but tales of a finer days skiing will be hard to find after that.

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