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Crans Montana Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Crans Montana at 1500 m altitude issued: 6 pm21 Feb 2017 (local time)  
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Crans Montana Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Crans Montana Weather Summary:

Mild with light rain (total 2.0mm) on Tue afternoon Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Thu morning, min -1°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Crans Montana Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 10°C on Mon morning, min -5°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.
TueWednesday 22Thursday 23Friday 24Saturday 25Sunday 26Mon
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
rain showers
partly cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partly cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
km/h
Wind (km/h)
5 WSW5
10 SSW10
5 SW5
5 SW5
10 SSE10
10 S10
10 SW10
10 SSW10
10 WNW10
10 NW10
5 SE5
0 E0
5 WNW5
5 SW5
5 SW5
5 WNW5
5 S5
10 SSE10
Summaryrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearclearsome cloudsclearsnow shwrslight snowsnow shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
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T alps snow sum22.cc23
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Snow cm
-------42---------
mm
Rain mm
2-----------------
max°C
Max °C
305408600-1-465176210
min°C
Min °C
0-1300410-1-3-52105127
chill°C
WChill°C
-2-41-3-32-3-4-4-5-521-24115
Humid.%827572654648576892785353743340682738
Freezing level (m)220021002300235022002400250017001400145012502300290028502800280030503100
Crans Montana freezing level scale
snowy slopeCrans Montana freezing level
Sunrise--7:22--7:20--7:18--7:16--7:15--7:13
Sunset6:04--6:05--6:07--6:07--6:09--6:10--
Eyeball surf report
  1. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snowing at a moderate rate at altitude in Verbier.
  2. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snow update for Mürren: Light winds here. Well above freezing today. The majority of lifts are open. The pistes are wet. The snow off-piste is heavy.

Other resorts in Switzerland are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (83)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Crans Montana at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Crans Montana. 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 Switzerland.

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Visitor Reviews of Crans Montana

tim oates from United Kingdom writes:

I write and research professionally and despair at the inaccuracy of crude posts. There were never 220 kms of piste in Crans Montana, this is being confused with the historical figure of 120 kms which was the quantity for the past decade or so, until the new pistes at Toula and this year's new Female World Cup piste were installed. The use of artificial was exemplary in this snow-lean year, and many more snow cannons have been installed. Yet, with due environmental consideration, I'd far rather resorts rely on natural and augment with artificial than over-use artificial. In 2012 and 2013 (good snow years) the skiing was spectacular at Crans Montana, including guided sessions in the off-piste wilderness of the Fauverges, with local guide Bixio Galera. The lifts have been substantially upgraded on a year by year basis, carefully planned and the resort is clearly considered good enough to host a load of international events. Each year we discover more stashes of powder in the interlinking terrain between the pistes, and have no complaints about piste preparation. I spent an evening on the piste machines last year, from 4pm to past 10pm (thanks Jerome) and they do the same high quality job you find in the $ Valleys and the Val D'Anniviers.

The idea that the 'small town atmosphere has gone' (another reviewer) could mean a distorted childhood memory, since the place just hasn't changed that much in three decades. There are still the local shops: the fantastic Taillen bakery and teashop, Mabiallard, the tool shop and so on. But now there's a Patagonia and Oakley store, and the great new bar in Montana - Senso. It still has a small town feel and the locals are great.

The idea of the traffic being disorganised is tosh, It can be busy for 30-60 minutes at 4.30 when the lifts close and that's it. Ever tried to park in Meribel or Courcheval? That's a genuine challenge compared with Crans Montana. In Crans Montana, just park at Aminona; free parking adjacent to the main lift!

So, I've skied in 5 countries, in dozens of resorts. I could ski in the 3 Valleys, in Verbier and where do I choose? Crans Montana. My kids love it there, I get well-groomed pistes over 140km and loads of challenging off-piste, and food on the hill which is cheaper than most of France.

And I will be on the plane going straight back there at the end of this week.

[note from the editor : text edited slightly to remove the names of other reviewers]

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