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Samoens Snow Report

Samoens has average snow depth of 67cm.

Conditions: "Packed powder snow".

View conditions on Samoens live webcams. Read the Forecast, or research monthly averages with our Historical data.
Average Depth: 67 cm
Conditions:Packed powder snow

Samoens Snow Report - 20 Jan 2017

New snowfall: Samoens accumulation & what's predicted today.

New Snow Fall

ski area average

19 cm

Last Snowfall Date

most recent new snow

Sunday

Sunday 15 Jan

Base Snow Depth

altitude 1600 m

45 cm

Top Snow Depth

altitude 2480 m

90 cm

Snow Conditions

surface condition for skiing

Packed powder snow

Today

amount forecast today

0 cm

New Precipitation in Samoens

The most recent dump in this resort in France was 19 cm on Sunday 15 Jan - current conditions are described as "Packed powder snow".

Base Depth

The bottom of the piste lies at an altitude of 1600 metres - the latest report indicates depth at this altitude is 45 centimetres.

Summit Depth

The top lift station lies at 2480 metres altitude - measurments indicate that current depth at the top of the lift served skiable terrain is 90 centimetres.

Forecast Today

There are 0 centimetres of new snow forecast today on the Samoens ski area.

data is from 15/01/17 predictions and forecasting run

Samoens Ski Report

Ski area, lift status and skiing conditions expected today.

Ski Area / Ski Lifts

lift status & area open

100 %

Visibility

can you see hazards?

good

Skiing Conditions

weather forecast today in Samoens

Sunny max -1
min -13

Samoens Summit

ski and snowboard conditions at the top of Samoens ski area

summit min -4 °C
wind speed 3 kph
direction ese

Samoens Lift Status

Approximately 100 percent of Samoens lifts and trails will be open today.

Visibility in Samoens

Affects your ability to see & avoid obstacles like other skiers, negotiate bumps & moguls or avoid dangers such as piste & cliff edges on piste... and crevasses off-piste!

Samoens Skiing Weather

Precipitation and cloud cover plus max day temperature and minimum night temp.

Summit Conditions

Weather conditions are very different at the top of the Samoens ski area - go equipped for comfort & safety on the whole mountain.

Conditions in Resorts Nearby

Find snow close to Samoens with these nearby reports.

Resort Top Depth
Base Depth
New Snow
Depth/Date
Current Conditions More Today?
Argentiere snow report 150 cm
60 cm
18 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Avoriaz snow report 90 cm
80 cm
19 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Chamonix snow report 150 cm
40 cm
18 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Champery snow report 90 cm
40 cm
20 cm
14 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Champoussin snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Combloux snow report 120 cm
50 cm
19 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Flaine snow report 200 cm
70 cm
19 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Les Carroz snow report 90 cm
50 cm
18 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Les Gets snow report 90 cm
40 cm
18 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Les Houches snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Morgins Champoussin snow report 60 cm
30 cm
20 cm
14 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Morzine snow report 90 cm
50 cm
18 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0

More Information & Resources

Natural and man made fresh powder in this French resort.

The average annual snowfall in Samoens is ? centimetres each year.

Natural powder is augmented with 143 cannons or "snow guns" along 35km of piste which equates to approximately 15% of all Samoens runs.

Off-piste skiing and snowboarding is permitted which helps to alleviate the wear and tear on ski conditions on the patrolled trails.

Local Resources

You can get the latest Samoens report and forecast free on your mobile phone by visiting our mobile website.

You can also call the Samoens Information phone number 344028 to hear their report in these languages: French, English.

Slope Orientation

The slopes in the Samoens domain face in these directions: SE, N

Top Tips:

In the coldest winter months of January and February you'll be grateful for a resort with South facing ski areas, which offer some welcome light and warmth in the depths of a mountain winter.

In the warmest spring months of April and May, you'll find the best (ie not slushy) riding is to be had on the cooler and shady North facing trails.

Samoens rating for snow quality is 3 stars out of 5 overall


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