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French Snow Forecasts - Saturday 16th January 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 2 days, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including La Tania, Les Arcs, Montchavin-Les Coches, Saint Martin de Belleville and St Gervais Mont-Blanc.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Bonneval-sur-Arc, which reports snow depths of 350cm on upper slopes and 150cm lower down.

When did it last snow in France?

Recent snow reports indicate that it last snowed in France on Thursday 14th January 2021, in Ski Resorts including Chamonix.

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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^
Espace Killy98cm215cm
Val d'Isère98cm215cm
Alpe d'Huez90cm200cm
La Plagne75cm180cm
Montchavin-Les Coches75cm180cm
Pyrenees 2 Vallées90cm180cm

Top 10 French Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in France by snow forecast in the next two days.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7Day
La Bresse Hohneck15cm 44cm
Bussang15cm 35cm
Rouge Gazon15cm 36cm
St Maurice sur Moselle15cm 59cm
Xonrupt-Longemer14cm 49cm
Gérardmer13cm 30cm
Le Markstein12cm 23cm
Luchon - Superbagnères2cm 24cm
Ventron12cm 24cm
Bois d'Amont9cm 45cm

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 48HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7DaySnow Conditions
Alpe d'Huez6cm 43cm -
Argentière8cm 10cm -
Avoriaz3cm 4cm -
Ax les Thermes1cm 7cm -
Brides-les-Bains7cm 10cm -
Cambre d'Aze1cm 10cm -
Chamonix4cm 5cm -
Champagny en Vanoise3cm 7cm -
Chamrousse4cm 30cm Ski Area Opens:20 Jan
Châtel5cm 5cm -
Courchevel6cm 12cm -
Flaine4cm 5cm -
Font Romeu1cm 10cm -
Isola 2000-70cm Ski Area Open
La Chapelle d'Abondance5cm 5cm 25cm Snow in last 48hrs
La Clusaz4cm 5cm -
La Joue du Loup2cm 46cm -
La Plagne3cm 7cm -
La Rosière7cm 9cm -
La Tania7cm 10cm -
Le Corbier3cm 16cm -
Le Grand Bornand3cm 5cm Ski Area Open
Les Angles1cm5cm -
Les Arcs7cm 9cm -
Les Carroz4cm 5cm -
Les Contamines4cm 5cm -
Les Deux Alpes2cm 47cm -
Les Gets3cm 4cm -
Les Houches4cm 5cm -
Les Menuires3cm 16cm -
Les Orres-61cm Ski Area Opens:6 Feb
Les Saisies5cm 6cm -
Megève5cm 6cm -
Mont Ventoux-8cm -
Montchavin-Les Coches7cm 9cm -
Montgenèvre-27cm -
Morillon4cm 5cm -
Morzine3cm 4cm -
Méribel7cm 10cm Fresh Snow
Peisey-Vallandry7cm 9cm -
Praz sur Arly5cm 6cm -
Puy Saint Vincent-51cm -
Risoul-54cm -
Saint Martin de Belleville7cm 10cm -
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise4cm 5cm -
Samoëns4cm 5cm -
Serre Chevalier-51cm -
St Gervais Mont-Blanc8cm 9cm -
The Three Valleys7cm 10cm -
Thollon-les-Mémises5cm 5cm -
Tignes4cm 5cm -
Val Cenis2cm 6cm -
Val Thorens3cm 16cm -
Val d'Isère2cm 6cm -
Valfréjus1cm 23cm -
Valloire2cm 15cm -
Valmeinier2cm 15cm -
Valmorel7cm 9cm -
Vaujany6cm 43cm -

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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