We believe that this is the most comprehensive and accurate snow report for Zermatt that there is. The data are sourced from the SLF (Swiss Avalanche Research Institute) measuring stations, and from its Cervinia counterpart. The current snow conditions are below, you can also click on the relevant years to see the what your chosen week was like in the past. And you can download our fully detailed spreadsheet of this season’s snowfall and depths.

21st April 2016

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
- - - - - 30cm - -

30cm of fresh powder fell on Tuesday on the higher slopes, giving two days of epic powder runs. The snow below 2,500m is wonderful spring corn. All lifts on the Matterhorn side and in Cervinia are open until May 1st.

Fresh tracks just below the Klein Matterhorn lift on April 20th:

14th March 2016

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
- - 250cm 172cm 65cm 73cm - -

Snow depth is 20% above the long-term average: Top 250cm, Middle 172cm, Village 65cm. We had snowfalls totalling 76cm giving outstanding off-piste conditions and superb on-piste. Temperatures are still wintery which means the snow is staying fresh.The photos below were taken on March 12th, one week after the last snowfall. This is the miracle of Zermatt. Do also have a look at the videos of this day.

25th February 2016

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
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DUMP ALERT: 73cm of snow are forecast to fall over the next three days by Onthesnow.com

19th February 2016

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
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Conditions are very good with grippy wintery powdery snow everywhere. The steep yellow (a.k.a. black) runs are opening, and there is still some lovely powder to be found off-piste as you can see from the photo below of the Gourmet Ski Guide's wife Belinda tracking fresh powder on Rothorn on Monday.

9th February 2016

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
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It has snowed an amazing total of 144cm over the last 7 days. The off-piste is now also great: it's a real winter finally!

23rd January 2016

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
- 255km - - - - - -

The new snow has settled and been perfectly groomed, giving outstanding piste skiing conditions – although not much off piste I'm afraid. 255km of runs are open and all five sectors are interlinked: Sunnegga, Gornergrat, Matterhorn, Cervinia and Valtournenche.

Here is a webcam still image from Sunnegga:

13th January 2016

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
- - 290cm - 50cm - - -

It has been snowing almost continuously for the last 7 days with a total of 160cm of fresh snow on the mountain. This is now giving us a snow base of 50cm in the village and 290cm at the top (Plateau Rosa). This quantity is in line with the long-term average for this time of year. The skiing will be oustanding as soon as the run grooming is finished. Time for a short break / long weekend?

5th January 2016

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
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We had a good snowfall over the last two days, with a total of 30cm at the top and 18cm in the village. The piste conditions have improved and are much softer and fluffier than they were the previous week. More snow is forecast over the next few days.

The Gornergrat area on January 4th:

20th December 2015

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
63 177km - - - - - -

the last snowfall was a small one of 5cm on December 16th. Nonetheless, due to the extensive glaciers and superb snowmaking, in Zermatt / Cervinia 63 runs are open giving 177km of excellent skiing. All resort runs are also open.

The Ventina run on December 20th:

1st December 2015

Today's Snow Statistics
Number of runs open: Number of km: Snow depth at 3,500m - Plateau Rosa: Snow depth at 2,900m - Gornergrat: Snow depth at 1,800m - Furi: New snowfall: Total snowfall this season at 2,900m: Avg temperature at 1,800m:
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Over the last week we have had a total snowfall of 45cm on both the Swiss and Italian sides, and it snowed down to Zermatt village for the first time – the resort is white. The Ventina run to Cime Bianche is superb. The Sunnegga and Gornergrat areas will be opening on December 5th, it's a great time for early season skiing on uncrowded slopes.