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Davos Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Davos at 1560 m altitude issued: 12 am17 Dec 2017 (local time)
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Davos Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Davos Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Mon morning, min -16°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Davos Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu morning, min -11°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.
SatSunday 17Monday 18Tuesday 19Wednesday 20Thursday 21Fri
nightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPM
 
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
5 WNW5
5 NW5
10 NW10
5 SE5
5 SSE5
10 NW10
0 NW0
5 NNE5
10 N10
0 E0
5 N5
10 NNW10
0 NW0
0 N0
0 E0
5 SSE5
5 WSW5
20 NNW20
Summary
mod. snow
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
light snow
mod. snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
mod. snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
some clouds
some clouds
light snow
mod. snow
Snow map
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cm
Snow cm
821-263--6321---55
mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
-7-7-9-12-4-5-7-4-6-6-2-2-21-1-3-1-3
min°C
Min °C
-10-9-12-16-8-6-8-7-9-11-4-3-20-3-5-3-5
chill°C
WChill°C
-10-12-12-20-8-8-8-10-9-11-7-6-20-3-5-3-11
Humid.%989696908798979696859798979596789798
Freezing level (m)3000250045090055065085065010501350145017501750170012001100
Davos freezing level scale
snowy slopeDavos freezing level
Sunrise-7:58--8:00--8:00--8:00--8:02--8:02-
Sunset--4:32--4:32--4:32--4:34--4:34--4:35
Eyeball snow report
  1. Web%20ad%203bTony Galeano some sun this morning with snow showers this afternoon great skiing conditions , powdersnow , considerable avalanche danger
  2. John sfJohn J - Lots of Powder snow and more coming down overnight!
  3. eyeball reporter Powder day!. Good news, snow is forecast.
  4. Web%20ad%203bTony Galeano snow showers this morning with heavy snow later this afternoon great skiing conditions powdersnow

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The above table gives the weather forecast for Davos at the specific elevation of 1560 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Davos. 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 Davos

Darren Pataki from United Kingdom writes:

Until last year I have been going to Davos for two weeks every Easter, but since the GBP has fallen so much against the CHF I have found that Davos just doesn't offer the same value for money as resorts, say, in Austria.

What Davos excels at is the sheer number of mountains to ski. What lets Davos down is the sheer number of drag lifts across the entire resort. The mountains Pischa, Madrisa and Rinerhorn are, once you've got off the gondola at the middle station, exclusively T-bar, which is a shame if you're a snowboarder or you have small children that are still learning (and, if like me, you don't want to just pack 'em off to ski school but would actually like to have them around on what is your family holiday). These are 3 excellent mountains that offer fantastic skiing/boarding but which are ultimately let down by their archaic lift systems.

Even more annoying is the fact that Pischa, Madrisa and Rinerhorn all close ridiculously early in the season, regardless on how much snowfall there has been. Admittedly, Easter can be late, but my final 3 years to the resort has found all 3 mountains closed before I even got there.

Which leaves you Jakobshorn and Parsenn. Again, too many T-bars. However, there are at least a good smattering of chairs (quad or above) and gondolas. Parsenn also has the updated funicular, of which they have this year replaced the upper part (although this is a waste of investment in my opinion as everyone gets off at the mid point and takes the 6 person Parsenn Rapide chairlift anyway - the money would have been much better invested in replacing the remaining T-bars).

Personally of the two, I prefer Parsenn as I feel the runs are longer and more varied and you get the feeling that you're actually going somewhere, such as when taking the route down into Klosters. Be warned though, the two blacks (13 and 16) that run down into Wolfgang have no return lift so there is no option but to buy a beer at Kessler's Kulm (or the Shell garage, which is also owned by Kessler!) and wait for a bus back to Parsennbahn in the town.

I have no interest in off-piste, but for those that have there is much.

Basically, compared to other resorts, I am disappointed to say that I feel Davos is resting on its laurels a bit - especially now that I am comparing it to other areas that are investing heavily in updating their lift systems and are offering comparable - if not the sheer amount - of skiing/boarding (such as Solden (Austria) and Andalo (Italy), to name but two).

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