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French Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 3rd October 2023

France Snow Forecasts and Reports for French Ski Resorts

Where is there snow in France?

When will it next snow in France?

No snow is currently in our forecasts for France. To view the latest weather predicted for French Ski Resorts, see below.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Champagny en Vanoise, which reports snow depths of 355cm140in on upper slopes and 10cm4in lower down.

When did it last snow in France?

Recent snow reports indicate that it snowed in France on Friday 22nd September 2023, in Ski Resorts including Argentière and Les Houches.

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Top French Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

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

Top French Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

French ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Champagny en Vanoise355cm140in
La Clusaz250cm98in
Les Menuires240cm94in
La Plagne165cm65in
La Tania160cm63in

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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--Ski Area Opens:2 Dec
Argentière--Fresh Snow High
Avoriaz--Not Known
Ax les Thermes--Spring Snow
Cambre d'Aze---
Chamonix--Not Known
Champagny en Vanoise--Ski Area Opens:23 Dec
Chamrousse--Ski Area Opens:2 Dec
Châtel--Not Known
Courchevel--Spring Snow
Flaine--Not Known
Font Romeu---
Isola 2000---
La Chapelle d'Abondance---
La Clusaz--Ski Area Opens:2 Dec
La Joue du Loup--Ski Area Opens:16 Dec
La Plagne--Spring Snow High No Snow Low
La Rosière--Not Known
La Tania--Spring Snow
Le Corbier--Fresh Snow High Wet Low
Le Grand Bornand--Not Known
Les Angles--Spring Snow High No Snow Low
Les Arcs--No Snow
Les Carroz---
Les Contamines--Fresh Snow High
Les Deux Alpes---
Les Gets---
Les Houches--Fresh Snow High
Les Menuires--Soft Snow High Spring Snow Low
Les Orres---
Les Saisies--Not Known
Megève--Fresh Snow High Spring Snow Low
Mont Ventoux---
Montchavin-Les Coches---
Morzine--Not Known
Méribel--Ski Area Opens:2 Dec
Praz sur Arly---
Puy Saint Vincent--Not Known
Risoul--Not Known
Saint Martin de Belleville---
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise---
Samoëns--Not Known
Serre Chevalier--Spring Snow Low
St Gervais Mont-Blanc--Spring Snow Low
The Three Valleys--Not Known
Tignes--Soft Snow Low
Val Cenis---
Val Thorens--Not Known
Val d'Isère---
Valfréjus--Spring Snow
Valloire--Spring Snow
Valmeinier--Spring Snow

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

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

 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Snow

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