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French Snow Forecasts - Friday 23rd October 2020

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 Plagne, Les Arcs, Tignes, Val Thorens and Val d'Isère.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Le Corbier, which reports snow depths of 360cm142in on upper slopes and 85cm33in lower down.

When did it last snow in France?

Recent snow reports indicate that it last snowed in France on Friday 2nd October 2020, 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^
Le Corbier85cm33in360cm142in
Alpe d'Huez-200cm79in
Saint-Jean Montclar25cm10in135cm53in
Font Romeu90cm35in130cm51in
Ax les Thermes50cm20in120cm47in
Les 7 Laux Prapoutel20cm8in100cm39in
Les Deux Alpes-80cm31in
La Plagne-65cm26in

Top 10 French Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in France by snow forecast in the next two days.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrFriSatSunMonTueWedThu 7Day
La Grave62cm24in 104cm41in
Alpe d'Huez50cm20in 82cm32in
Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski50cm20in 82cm32in
Villard Reculas50cm20in 82cm32in
Les Deux Alpes44cm17in 63cm25in
Argentière33cm13in 77cm30in
Brides-les-Bains23cm9in 58cm23in
La Tania23cm9in 58cm23in
Montchavin-Les Coches23cm9in 57cm22in
Méribel23cm9in 58cm23in
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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.

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Ski Resort Forecast 48HrFriSatSunMonTueWedThu 7DaySnow Conditions
Alpe d'Huez50cm20in 82cm32in Ski Area Opens:5 Dec
Argentière33cm13in 77cm30in -
Avoriaz-12cm5in Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Ax les Thermes-4cm1in Ski Area Opens:5 Dec
Brides-les-Bains23cm9in 58cm23in -
Cambre d'Aze-2cm1in -
Chamonix16cm6in 35cm14in -
Champagny en Vanoise12cm5in 26cm10in -
Chamrousse-11cm4in Ski Area Opens:5 Dec
Châtel-5cm2in -
Courchevel5cm2in 30cm12in Ski Area Opens:5 Dec
Flaine-24cm9in -
Font Romeu-2cm1in Ski Area Opens:4 Dec
Isola 2000---
La Chapelle d'Abondance-7cm3in -
La Clusaz3cm1in 25cm10in -
La Joue du Loup-12cm5in -
La Plagne12cm5in 26cm10in Ski Area Opens:12 Dec
La Rosière7cm3in 39cm16in -
La Tania23cm9in 58cm23in -
Le Corbier-4cm2in Ski Area Opens:19 Dec
Le Grand Bornand-10cm4in -
Les Angles---
Les Arcs7cm3in 38cm15in -
Les Carroz-14cm5in -
Les Contamines-15cm6in -
Les Deux Alpes44cm17in 63cm25in Ski Area Opens:28 Nov
Les Gets-6cm2in Ski Area Opens:19 Dec
Les Houches-7cm3in -
Les Menuires12cm5in 31cm12in Ski Area Opens:5 Dec
Les Orres-24cm9in Ski Area Opens:12 Dec
Les Saisies-12cm5in -
Megève-19cm8in -
Mont Ventoux-1cm--
Montchavin-Les Coches23cm9in 57cm22in Ski Area Opens:19 Dec
Montgenèvre1cm1in 18cm7in -
Morillon-24cm9in -
Morzine-6cm2in -
Méribel23cm9in 58cm23in -
Peisey-Vallandry19cm8in 53cm21in -
Praz sur Arly-14cm6in Ski Area Opens:19 Dec
Puy Saint Vincent1cm-21cm8in Ski Area Opens:12 Dec
Risoul-8cm3in -
Saint Martin de Belleville15cm6in 50cm20in -
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise5cm2in 17cm7in Ski Area Opens:19 Dec
Samoëns-24cm9in -
Serre Chevalier1cm-22cm9in -
St Gervais Mont-Blanc-11cm4in Ski Area Opens:12 Dec
The Three Valleys23cm9in 58cm23in Ski Area Opens:21 Nov
Thollon-les-Mémises-7cm3in Ski Area Opens:19 Dec
Tignes7cm3in 19cm8in -
Val Cenis2cm1in 17cm7in -
Val Thorens20cm8in 39cm15in Ski Area Opens:21 Nov
Val d'Isère9cm4in 25cm10in -
Valfréjus2cm1in 16cm6in -
Valloire2cm1in 15cm6in Ski Area Opens:19 Dec
Valmeinier2cm1in 15cm6in -
Valmorel-1cm-Ski Area Opens:19 Dec
Vaujany20cm8in 50cm20in Ski Area Opens:12 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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