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Samnaun Snow Report:

The Samnaun snow report is: Lifts open - unreported. Our model predicted 0cm (0 inches) of snow fell over the last 6 days between Monday 14 of September at 12AM and Sunday 20 of September at 12AM at the mid mountain level.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
No recent snow

Last significant snowfall:

Ankle
5cm
Mon 07 Sep (AM)
Origin:Report Origin

Samnaun snow depths:

Mountain
Upper snow depth:Snow RadarTell us
Lower snow depth:

Samnaun resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Samnaun brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Samnaun snow report shown below was updated on 20 Sep 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 Samnaun.

Last snowfall:

13cm
Aug 30
2cm
Sep 01
1cm
Sep 02
5cm
Sep 07

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste condition:
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Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
1cm Thu 24 Sep (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
18cm Fri 25 Sep (AM)
Lift
Lifts open:
Conditions runs
Resort runs:

Samnaun snow conditions

  • 0
    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 0
    Powder Days
  • 5
    Bluebird Days

Snow Radar

Latest snow reports near Samnaun:

No recent snow reports

No recent snow reports

Samnaun Snow Depths:

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

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Snow reports for resorts near Samnaun

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

Resort
Issued: yesterday 36km  away
Issued: yesterday 42km  away
Issued: yesterday 43km  away
Issued: yesterday 49km  away
Issued: yesterday 53km  away
Webcam
No webcamDavos webcamNo webcamPasso Stelvio webcamNo webcam
Snow Depth
Upper
Lower
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Upper
Lower
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Upper
Lower
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Upper
Lower
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Upper
Lower
0cm
0cm
Piste State
Piste
Good
Off Piste
No Info
Piste
End Of Season
Off Piste
No Info
Piste
End Of Season
Off Piste
Powder
Last Snow
Amount:
Date:
2cm
on 12 May
Amount:
Date:
5cm
21 days ago
Amount:
Date:
1cm
19 days ago
Amount:
Date:
3cm
13 days ago
Amount:
Date:
5cm
47 days ago
Next 9 Days
0-3
3-6
6-9
0cm
21cm
9cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
0cm
35cm
9cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
0cm
29cm
9cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
1cm
25cm
2cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
0cm
34cm
5cm
Weather
Sun
partially cloudy
Mon
clear
Tue
clear
Mid station 1739m
Sun
partially cloudy
Mon
clear
Tue
clear
Mid station 2202m
Sun
rain showers
Mon
rain showers
Tue
clear
Mid station 2590m
Sun
clear
Mon
partially cloudy
Tue
clear
Mid station 3106m
Sun
clear
Mon
clear
Tue
clear
Mid station 2402m

Notes on the Samnaun Snow Report

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

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Samnaun weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Samnaun, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Samnaun. 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, Samnaun snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Samnaun snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Samnaun 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 Samnaun 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 Samnaun, study the Samnaun piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Samnaun snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Samnaun 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 Samnaun (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Samnaun Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Samnaun 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.