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French Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 9th August 2022

France Snow Forecasts and Reports for French Ski Resorts

When will it next snow in France?

Snow is next forecast to fall in France over the next week, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including Chamonix, La Plagne, Les Arcs, Tignes and Val d'Isère.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Les Houches, which reports snow depths of 370cm146in on upper slopes.

When did it last snow in France?

Recent snow reports indicate that it last snowed in France on Friday 5th August 2022, in at least 3 Ski Resorts including Argentière, Dévoluy and Les Houches.

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Top French Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in France with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Grande Galaxie44cm17in
La Grave44cm17in
Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski2cm1in
Argentière29cm11in
Vaujany27cm10in
Les Arcs26cm10in
Montchavin-Les Coches26cm10in
Paradiski4cm2in
Villaroger4cm2in
Espace San Bernardo1cm1in

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Top French Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

French ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Argentière370cm146in
Les Houches370cm146in
La Plagne210cm83in
Méribel170cm67in
Morzine155cm61in
Valmeinier140cm55in
Corrençon en Vercors120cm47in
La Toussuire120cm47in
Villard de Lans120cm47in
Serre Chevalier116cm46in

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French Ski Resorts - Forecast Snow Comparison

The latest snow forecasts for Ski Resorts in France - please note that all ski resorts can be affected by weather at short notice, and you should check with the Tourist Office before travelling.

French Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48 HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7 DaySnow Conditions
Alpe d'Huez--No Snow
Argentière-29cm11in Fresh Snow High Wet Low
Avoriaz--Not Known
Ax les Thermes--Fresh Snow High Spring Snow Low
Brides-les-Bains-18cm7in -
Cambre d'Aze---
Chamonix-18cm7in Hard High Wet Low
Champagny en Vanoise-11cm4in -
Chamrousse---
Châtel--Not Known
Courchevel-7cm3in Not Known
Flaine--Not Known
Font Romeu--Not Known
Isola 2000---
La Chapelle d'Abondance---
La Clusaz--No Snow
La Joue du Loup---
La Plagne-11cm4in Fresh Snow High No Snow Low
La Rosière-23cm9in Not Known
La Tania--Not Known
Le Corbier--Soft Snow High Spring Snow Low
Le Grand Bornand--Not Known
Les Angles--Fresh Snow High
Les Arcs-26cm10in Not Known
Les Carroz-15cm6in Spring Snow High No Snow Low
Les Contamines-15cm6in Soft Snow Low
Les Deux Alpes-1cm1in Not Known
Les Gets--Wet Snow
Les Houches--Fresh Snow High Wet Low
Les Menuires--Spring Snow High
Les Orres---
Les Saisies--Not Known
Megève--Not Known
Mont Ventoux---
Montchavin-Les Coches-26cm10in -
Montgenèvre---
Morillon-2cm1in -
Morzine--Fresh Snow
Méribel-11cm4in Not Known
Peisey-Vallandry-1cm1in -
Praz sur Arly---
Puy Saint Vincent-1cm-Spring Snow High Hard Low
Risoul--Spring Snow
Saint Martin de Belleville-2cm1in -
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise---
Samoëns-2cm1in Not Known
Serre Chevalier-4cm2in Wet Snow
St Gervais Mont-Blanc-1cm1in Not Known
The Three Valleys-8cm3in Not Known
Thollon-les-Mémises---
Tignes-3cm1in Wet Low
Val Cenis-1cm--
Val Thorens--Not Known
Val d'Isère-12cm5in Not Known
Valfréjus--Spring Snow
Valloire-6cm2in Spring Snow High
Valmeinier-6cm2in Spring Snow
Valmorel--Not Known
Vaujany-27cm10in -

N.B. The above table shows only the top 60 French ski resorts; please use the Map in the menu above or the links below to see regions of France.

The French snow forecast figures given here are the likely average cumulative snowfall on each day, for the specified ski resort. Local snow depths may vary considerably from slope to slope.

Off Piste and Avalanche Safety

Ski Safe : If you intend to ski or snowboard off piste in France, you must check conditions locally before doing so. Always check the Avalanche Risk Level and carry appropriate avalanche safety equipment at all times.

French Snow Forecast Table Key

  • Snow Forecast - links to 7-Day medium-range and 14-Day long-range Snow Forecasts.
  • 48 Hours - total snowfall forecast in the next 48 hours.
  • 7 Days - total snowfall possible over the next 7 days.
  • Status - ski area status (Open/Closed/Unknown).
  • Snow Conditions - current skiing conditions.

All Snow Forecasts beyond 2 days are subject to change. The multi-day snowfall totals above are the total quantity of fresh snow expected to fall, and do NOT account for settling and compaction that will occur.

 Rhône-Alpes Snow

Ski Resorts in Rhône-Alpes with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Les Arcs26cm10in
La Rosière23cm9in
Chamonix18cm7in
Les Carroz15cm6in
Val d'Isère12cm5in

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 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Snow

Ski Resorts in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
La Grave44cm17in
Les Deux Alpes1cm1in
Serre Chevalier4cm2in
Puy Saint Vincent1cm-

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 Midi-Pyrénées Snow

No significant snow is forecast for ski resorts here right now.

 Languedoc-Roussillon Snow

No significant snow is forecast for ski resorts here right now.

 Franche-Comté Snow

No significant snow is forecast for ski resorts here right now.