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French Snow Forecasts - Thursday 5th August 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 Ski Resorts including Chamonix and La Grave.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Les Menuires, which reports snow depths of 185cm on upper slopes and 31cm lower down.

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 Prapoutel10cm150cm
The Three Valleys-
Espace Killy-
Les Deux Alpes-75cm
La Bresse Hohneck90cm90cm
Val Cenis50cm80cm
Champagny en Vanoise5cm45cm
La Plagne-100cm

Top 10 French Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in France by snow forecast in the next two days.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 7Day
Chamonix1cm 4cm
Alpe d'Huez--
La Plagne--
Les Arcs--
Val Thorens--
Val d'Isère--

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 48HrThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 7DaySnow Conditions
Alpe d'Huez--Ski Area Opens:4 Dec
Avoriaz--Ski Area Opens:10 Dec
Ax les Thermes---
Cambre d'Aze---
Chamonix1cm 4cm -
Champagny en Vanoise---
Font Romeu---
Isola 2000---
La Chapelle d'Abondance---
La Clusaz---
La Joue du Loup---
La Plagne--Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
La Rosière---
La Tania---
Le Corbier---
Le Grand Bornand---
Les Angles---
Les Arcs---
Les Carroz---
Les Contamines---
Les Deux Alpes--Ski Area Open
Les Gets---
Les Houches---
Les Menuires---
Les Orres--Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Les Saisies---
Mont Ventoux---
Montchavin-Les Coches--Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Praz sur Arly---
Puy Saint Vincent---
Saint Martin de Belleville---
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise---
Serre Chevalier---
St Gervais Mont-Blanc---
The Three Valleys---
Val Cenis---
Val Thorens--Ski Area Opens:20 Nov
Val d'Isère---
Valmorel--Ski Area Opens:18 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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