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French Snow Forecasts - Thursday 9th December 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 Alpe d'Huez, Châtel, Méribel, Saint Martin de Belleville and St Gervais Mont-Blanc.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Barèges, which reports snow depths of 220cm87in on upper slopes and 150cm59in lower down.

When did it last snow in France?

Recent snow reports indicate that it last snowed in France on Thursday 9th December 2021, in Ski Resorts including Les Gets and Peyragudes.

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Top French Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in France with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Luchon - Superbagnères41cm16in
Pyrenees 2 Vallées40cm16in
Saint-Lary Soulan40cm16in
Les Monts d'Olmes23cm9in
Le Mourtis20cm8in
Alpe d'Huez15cm6in
Bernex Dent d'Oche15cm6in

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Top French Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

French ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
La Mongie220cm87in
Piau Engaly220cm87in
Saint-Lary Soulan210cm83in
Porté Puymorens190cm75in
La Pierre Saint Martin170cm67in
Les Angles170cm67in

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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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French Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48 HrThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 7 DaySnow Conditions
Alpe d'Huez13cm5in 15cm6in Fresh Snow
Argentière12cm5in 14cm6in Fresh Snow
Avoriaz7cm3in 9cm4in Fresh Snow
Ax les Thermes6cm2in 10cm4in Fresh Snow
Brides-les-Bains12cm5in 14cm5in -
Cambre d'Aze10cm4in 14cm5in -
Chamonix7cm3in 8cm3in Fresh Snow
Champagny en Vanoise5cm2in 7cm3in Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Chamrousse10cm4in 11cm5in Ski Area Open
Châtel12cm5in 15cm6in Fresh Snow
Courchevel10cm4in 11cm4in Fresh Snow
Flaine7cm3in 8cm3in Fresh Snow
Font Romeu10cm4in 14cm5in Fresh Snow
Isola 2000--Ski Area Open
La Chapelle d'Abondance12cm5in 15cm6in -
La Clusaz8cm3in 9cm3in Fresh Snow
La Joue du Loup6cm2in 7cm3in -
La Plagne5cm2in 7cm3in Fresh Snow
La Rosière11cm4in 12cm5in Fresh Snow
La Tania10cm4in 11cm4in Fresh Snow
Le Corbier7cm3in 8cm3in Fresh Snow
Le Grand Bornand6cm2in 7cm3in Fresh Snow
Les Angles7cm3in 10cm4in Fresh Snow
Les Arcs11cm4in 12cm5in Fresh Snow
Les Carroz8cm3in 9cm3in Fresh Snow
Les Contamines8cm3in 9cm3in Not Known
Les Deux Alpes6cm2in 8cm3in Fresh Snow
Les Gets7cm3in 9cm4in Fresh Snow
Les Houches7cm3in 8cm3in Fresh Snow
Les Menuires7cm3in 8cm3in Fresh Snow Low
Les Orres2cm1in 2cm1in Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Les Saisies8cm3in 9cm4in Fresh Snow
Megève8cm3in 9cm4in Fresh Snow
Mont Ventoux1cm- 1cm- -
Montchavin-Les Coches11cm4in 12cm5in Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Montgenèvre2cm1in 2cm1in Ski Area Open
Morillon7cm3in 8cm3in Fresh Snow
Morzine7cm3in 9cm4in Soft Snow Low
Méribel12cm5in 14cm5in Fresh Snow
Peisey-Vallandry11cm4in 12cm5in Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Praz sur Arly8cm3in 9cm4in -
Puy Saint Vincent3cm1in 3cm1in Fresh Snow
Risoul1cm-1cm-Fresh Snow High Hard Low
Saint Martin de Belleville12cm5in 14cm5in -
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise6cm2in 7cm3in Fresh Snow
Samoëns7cm3in 8cm3in Fresh Snow
Serre Chevalier3cm1in 3cm1in Fresh Snow
St Gervais Mont-Blanc13cm5in 14cm6in Fresh Snow
The Three Valleys12cm5in 14cm5in Fresh Snow High
Thollon-les-Mémises12cm5in 15cm6in Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Tignes6cm2in 7cm3in Fresh Snow
Val Cenis3cm1in 3cm1in Ski Area Opens:12 Dec
Val Thorens7cm3in 8cm3in Fresh Snow High
Val d'Isère3cm1in 3cm1in Not Known
Valfréjus4cm2in 4cm2in Not Known
Valloire5cm2in 6cm2in Fresh Snow
Valmeinier5cm2in 6cm2in Not Known
Valmorel11cm4in 13cm5in Fresh Snow
Vaujany13cm5in 15cm6in 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.

 Rhône-Alpes Snow

Ski Resorts in Rhône-Alpes with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Alpe d'Huez15cm6in
Saint Martin de Belleville14cm5in
La Rosière12cm5in
Les Arcs12cm5in

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 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Snow

Ski Resorts in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Grande Galaxie11cm4in
La Grave11cm4in
Les Deux Alpes8cm3in
La Joue du Loup7cm3in

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 Midi-Pyrénées Snow

Ski Resorts in Midi-Pyrénées with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Gavarnie Gèdre44cm17in
Luz Ardiden44cm17in
Luchon - Superbagnères41cm16in

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 Languedoc-Roussillon Snow

Ski Resorts in Languedoc-Roussillon with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
St Pierre dels Forcats16cm6in
Cerdagne Puigmal15cm6in
Bolquère Pyrénées 200014cm5in

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 Franche-Comté Snow

Ski Resorts in Franche-Comté with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Les Rousses12cm5in
Bois d'Amont11cm4in

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