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French Snow Forecasts - Sunday 17th October 2021

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 Thorens.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Orcières-Merlette, which reports snow depths of 150cm on upper slopes.

When did it last snow in France?

We do not currently have reports of recent snowfalls from France, but we hope to soon!

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Top 10 French Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

Ski Resorts in France with the deepest reported Snow.
Ski Resort Report Valley Depth^
Les 7 Laux Prapoutel-
Orcières-Merlette-150cm
La Bresse Hohneck90cm90cm
La Forêt Blanche30cm80cm
Risoul30cm80cm
Val Cenis50cm80cm
Vars30cm80cm
Le Mont-Dore-60cm
Tignes-50cm
Champagny en Vanoise5cm45cm

Top 10 French Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in France by snow forecast in the next two days.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrSunMonTueWedThuFriSat 7Day
Alpe d'Huez-8cm
Avoriaz-7cm
Chamonix-11cm
Courchevel-9cm
La Plagne-14cm
Les Arcs-13cm
Morzine-6cm
Tignes-13cm
Val Thorens-10cm
Val d'Isère-6cm

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.

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French Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrSunMonTueWedThuFriSat 7DaySnow Conditions
Alpe d'Huez-8cm Ski Area Opens:4 Dec
Argentière-21cm -
Avoriaz-7cm Ski Area Opens:10 Dec
Ax les Thermes-2cm -
Brides-les-Bains-19cm -
Cambre d'Aze---
Chamonix-11cm -
Champagny en Vanoise-14cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Chamrousse-2cm Ski Area Opens:4 Dec
Châtel-9cm -
Courchevel-9cm -
Flaine-6cm -
Font Romeu--Ski Area Opens:3 Dec
Isola 2000---
La Chapelle d'Abondance-9cm -
La Clusaz-10cm -
La Joue du Loup-2cm -
La Plagne-14cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
La Rosière-9cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
La Tania-19cm -
Le Corbier-2cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Le Grand Bornand-5cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Les Angles--Ski Area Opens:27 Nov
Les Arcs-13cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Les Carroz-7cm -
Les Contamines-8cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Les Deux Alpes-5cm Ski Area Opens:27 Nov
Les Gets-6cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Les Houches-2cm -
Les Menuires-8cm Ski Area Opens:4 Dec
Les Orres-1cmSki Area Opens:17 Sep
Les Saisies-5cm -
Megève-10cm -
Mont Ventoux---
Montchavin-Les Coches-13cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Montgenèvre-1cmSki Area Opens:4 Dec
Morillon-6cm -
Morzine-6cm -
Méribel-19cm Ski Area Opens:4 Dec
Peisey-Vallandry-9cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Praz sur Arly-6cm -
Puy Saint Vincent-1cmSki Area Opens:27 Nov
Risoul-1cmSki Area Opens:11 Dec
Saint Martin de Belleville-17cm -
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise-12cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Samoëns-6cm -
Serre Chevalier-1cm-
St Gervais Mont-Blanc-4cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
The Three Valleys-19cm -
Thollon-les-Mémises-10cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Tignes-13cm Ski Area Opens:27 Nov
Val Cenis-4cm Ski Area Opens:12 Dec
Val Thorens-10cm Ski Area Opens:20 Nov
Val d'Isère-6cm -
Valfréjus-2cm -
Valloire-4cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Valmeinier-4cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Valmorel-1cmSki Area Opens:18 Dec
Vaujany-4cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec

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.

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