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Ski Rio Snow Report:

The Ski Rio snow report is: Lifts open - unreported. Our model predicted 0cm (0 inches) of snow fell over the last 6 days between Sunday 13 of September at 12AM and Saturday 19 of September at 12AM at the mid mountain level.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
No recent snow

Last significant snowfall:

Knee
41cm
Fri 11 Sep
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Ski Rio snow depths:

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

Ski Rio resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Ski Rio brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Ski Rio snow report shown below was updated on 19 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 Ski Rio.

Last snowfall:

1cm
Sep 08
34cm
Sep 09
1cm
Sep 10
41cm
Sep 11

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste condition:
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Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
No snow is forecast
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
No significant snow is forecast
Lift
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Ski Rio snow conditions

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    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 0
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  • 6
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Snow Radar

Latest snow reports near Ski Rio:

No recent snow reports

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Ski Rio Snow Depths:

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

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Snow reports for resorts near Ski Rio

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

Resort
Issued: today 666km  away
Issued: today 2105km  away
Issued: yesterday 4048km  away
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Issued: today 4673km  away
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Snow Depth
Upper
Lower
170cm
45cm
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Lower
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Lower
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Lower
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Lower
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Piste State
Last Snow
Amount:
Date:
3cm
11 days ago
Amount:
Date:
14cm
today
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Date:
7cm
yesterday
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Date:
21cm
today
Amount:
Date:
3cm
today
Next 9 Days
0-3
3-6
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0cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
0cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
4cm
0cm
2cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
0cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
19cm
0cm
29cm
Weather
Sat
light rain
Sun
clear
Mon
clear
Mid station 2907m
Sat
rain showers
Sun
thunderstorm
Mon
thunderstorm
Mid station 4250m
Sat
light rain
Sun
cloudy
Mon
light snow
Mid station 976m
Sat
thunderstorm
Sun
thunderstorm
Mon
thunderstorm
Mid station 2896m
Sat
light snow
Sun
light snow
Mon
cloudy
Mid station 950m

Notes on the Ski Rio Snow Report

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

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

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