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Hafjell Snow Report:

The Hafjell snow report is: Lifts open - unreported. Our model predicted 9cm (3.5 inches) of snow fell over the last 6 days between Saturday 17 of October at 12AM and Friday 23 of October at 12AM at the mid mountain level.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
2cm
Wed 21 Oct (AM)
Origin:Report Origin

Last significant snowfall:

Ankle
9cm
Wed 21 Oct
Origin:Report Origin

Hafjell snow depths:

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Upper snow depth:Snow RadarTell us
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Hafjell resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Hafjell brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Hafjell snow report shown below was updated on 23 Oct 2020. Snow Reports are provided regularly throughout the ski season courtesy of our own network of ski resort managers, the Skiclub of Great Britain and Skiresort Service International GmbH. In addition to the current report on ski conditions, we also provide webcams (including a 4 week cam archive), current live observations from nearby weather stations and also historical snow data for Hafjell.

Last snowfall:

10cm
Sep 26
3cm
Oct 09
7cm
Oct 20
2cm
Oct 21

Resort report:

Resort Closed
Conditions piste
Piste condition:
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Conditions off piste
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Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
2cm Tue 27 Oct (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
4cm Sat 31 Oct (AM)
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Hafjell snow conditions

  • 0
    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 1
    Powder Days
  • 3
    Bluebird Days

Snow Radar

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Latest snow reports near Hafjell:

  • 22 km away from Hafjell

    - Weather radar observation: 23 hour ago
    weather radar observation

    Snow falling heavily in Sjusjoen. from Sjusjoen

  • 22 km away from Hafjell

    - Weather radar observation: 24 hour ago
    weather radar observation

    It is snowing heavily in Sjusjoen. from Sjusjoen

Hafjell Snow Depths:

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Hafjell 2019 - 2020. The long term average for the upper slopes is also shown for comparison.

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Snow reports for resorts near Hafjell

Find the best conditions for skiing and snowboarding near Hafjell using our Snowfinder page.

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partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
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light rain
Mid station 942m
Fri
partially cloudy
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cloudy
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moderate rain
Mid station 304m
Fri
partially cloudy
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cloudy
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moderate rain
Mid station 822m
Fri
partially cloudy
Sat
partially cloudy
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moderate rain
Mid station 624m
Fri
clear
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partially cloudy
Sun
moderate rain
Mid station 974m

Notes on the Hafjell Snow Report

The snow report describes the piste and off-piste ski conditions at Hafjell. You can submit an updated snow report here. Piste and off-piste are often different so we ask snow reporters to describe Hafjell piste and off-piste conditions separately. If these details are missing from the Hafjell snow report, you can predict off-piste conditions using the snow depth, the date of the most recent snowfall at Hafjell, the Hafjell weather report and the forecast.

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Hafjell weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Hafjell, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Hafjell. It shows how much snow we think fell then, and the way freezing level, wind and weather have varied through time. You will be able to predict whether to expect off-piste powder, slush, spring snow, ice or wind crust.

If you see a report of powder or fresh snow conditions several days after snow last fell, there is usually a good reason. At crowded ski resorts, off-piste new snow will be tracked out within hours of a fresh fall but wherever crowds are light in relation to the accessible terrain, it will be possible to stay fresh much later, perhaps several days later. Alternatively, strong winds sometimes redistribute powder snow enough to cover old tracks, or it may simply be that the ski area was not fully open for some period after the snow fell, so fresh snow that fell a while ago has remained un-tracked until this report.

Whenever weather conditions change, Hafjell snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Hafjell snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Hafjell snow report on Friday afternoon may indicate fresh powder but if Friday night is mild and rainy then ski conditions will be very poor on Saturday morning. Conversely, if the weather stays stable and cold, the same snow report can be valid for more than a week. We advise that you check the Hafjell snow forecast to see if conditions are likely to change before your visit.

Many skiers enjoy moguls and fast icy pistes but for off-piste skiers and free-ride snowboarders, fresh snow starts to deteriorate from the moment it settles. Wind, rain and periods of above-freezing temperature are the primary cause of the evolution from fresh powder to windslab, ice or slush. High altitude slopes that are shaded from the sun and sheltered from the wind preserve powder stashes longer after fresh snowfall. If the snow report mentions pockets of powder at Hafjell, study the Hafjell piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Hafjell snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Hafjell on Friday may indicate powder after recent snowfall but following a sunny and busy weekend, when the locals hit the mountains en masse, the ski conditions (at any resort) can deteriorate rapidly and late arrivals may see very different ski conditions. Of course some people look for deteriorating conditions in the snow report for the likely development of mogul fields but for powder lovers and particularly snowboarders this can mean tracked out off-piste snow. Of course, this doesn’t always happen quickly after fresh snowfall particularly at quiet North facing resorts at high altitude where genuine powder stashes may be found days or even weeks later. It is worth checking the piste map for Hafjell (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Hafjell Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Hafjell snow report we recommend that you check the snow forecasts found in the menu at the top of the page along with our ski resort guide.