Sovata Snow Report:

The Sovata snow report is: 0 out of 1 Lifts open. Our model predicted that 2cm (0.8 inches) of snow fell over 12 hours between Wednesday 30 of October at 8PM and Thursday 31 of October at 8AM EET at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
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Last significant snowfall:

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Sovata snow depths: updated 31 October 2019

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Sovata resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Sovata brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Sovata snow report shown below was updated on 31 Oct 2019. 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 Sovata.

Last snowfall:

2cm
Oct 31

Resort report:

Conditions piste
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Sovata snow conditions

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Snow Radar

Latest snow reports near Sovata:

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Sovata Snow Depths:

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

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Snow reports for resorts near Sovata

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

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Weather
Wed
light rain
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partially cloudy
Mid station 1761m
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light rain
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partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
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moderate rain
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partially cloudy
Fri
light rain
Mid station 1310m
Wed
rain showers
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partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
Mid station 1265m
Wed
moderate rain
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partially cloudy
Fri
cloudy
Mid station 1562m

Notes on the Sovata Snow Report

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

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

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