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French Snow Forecasts - Monday 28th November 2022

France Snow Forecasts and Reports for French Ski Resorts

Where is there snow in France?

Powder Alert!

Updated 28 November 17:32:01 UTC

Powder Alarms and Snow Storm Warnings have been issued for at least 15 ski areas including Barèges, Cauterets, Gavarnie Gèdre, Luz Ardiden and Tourmalet.

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When will it next snow in France?

There is snow forecast to fall in France over the next 2 days, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including Ax les Thermes, Cambre d'Aze, Chamrousse, Font Romeu and Mont Ventoux.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Alpe d'Huez, which reports snow depths of 190cm75in on upper slopes and 52cm20in lower down.

When did it last snow in France?

Recent snow reports indicate that it last snowed in France on Monday 28th November 2022, in at least 4 Ski Resorts including Barèges, La Mongie, Luz Ardiden and Piau Engaly.

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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
Puyvalador35cm14in
Artouste-Fabrèges19cm7in
Gourette19cm7in
Bolquère Pyrénées 200018cm7in
Mont Louis18cm7in
Guzet17cm7in
Saint-Lary Soulan17cm7in
Val Louron17cm7in
Valle du Louron / Loudenvielle17cm7in
Formiguères15cm6in

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Top French Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

French ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Alpe d'Huez190cm75in
Méribel170cm67in
Morzine155cm61in
Luchon - Superbagnères150cm59in
Corrençon en Vercors120cm47in
La Toussuire120cm47in
Villard de Lans120cm47in
Chamonix100cm39in
Les Angles100cm39in
Val Thorens100cm39in

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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 HrMonTueWedThuFriSatSun 7 DaySnow Conditions
Alpe d'Huez2cm1in 3cm1in No Snow
Argentière2cm1in 2cm1in Fresh Snow
Avoriaz2cm1in 4cm2in Fresh Snow
Ax les Thermes11cm4in 12cm5in Fresh Snow High Spring Snow Low
Brides-les-Bains---
Cambre d'Aze5cm2in 6cm2in -
Chamonix2cm1in 2cm1in Fresh Snow
Champagny en Vanoise---
Chamrousse3cm1in 3cm1in -
Châtel3cm1in 3cm1in Fresh Snow High
Courchevel--Not Known
Flaine2cm1in 2cm1in Soft Snow
Font Romeu5cm2in 6cm2in Soft Snow
Isola 2000-8cm3in -
La Chapelle d'Abondance3cm1in 3cm1in -
La Clusaz3cm1in 3cm1in Not Known
La Joue du Loup2cm1in 4cm2in -
La Plagne--Fresh Snow High No Snow Low
La Rosière1cm-1cm-Fresh Snow
La Tania--Fresh Snow Low
Le Corbier--Fresh Snow
Le Grand Bornand3cm1in 3cm1in Not Known
Les Angles1cm- 1cm- Fresh Snow High
Les Arcs1cm-1cm-Fresh Snow
Les Carroz1cm1in 1cm1in Not Known
Les Contamines2cm1in 2cm1in -
Les Deux Alpes1cm- 2cm1in Not Known
Les Gets2cm1in 4cm2in -
Les Houches2cm1in 2cm1in Fresh Snow
Les Menuires--Spring Snow High
Les Orres1cm-4cm2in -
Les Saisies2cm1in 2cm1in Not Known
Megève2cm1in 2cm1in Not Known
Mont Ventoux7cm3in 9cm4in -
Montchavin-Les Coches1cm-1cm--
Montgenèvre-1cm- -
Morillon2cm1in 3cm1in -
Morzine2cm1in 4cm2in Fresh Snow
Méribel--Not Known
Peisey-Vallandry1cm-1cm--
Praz sur Arly2cm1in 2cm1in -
Puy Saint Vincent1cm1in 2cm1in No Snow
Risoul-3cm1in Spring Snow High No Snow Low
Saint Martin de Belleville---
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise---
Samoëns2cm1in 2cm1in Not Known
Serre Chevalier--Fresh Snow
St Gervais Mont-Blanc1cm-1cm-Not Known
The Three Valleys--Soft Snow
Thollon-les-Mémises2cm1in 2cm1in -
Tignes--Wet Low
Val Cenis---
Val Thorens--Soft Snow
Val d'Isère--Not Known
Valfréjus--Not Known
Valloire--Not Known
Valmeinier1cm1in 2cm1in Not Known
Valmorel--Not Known
Vaujany2cm1in 3cm1in -

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
Avoriaz4cm2in
Les Gets4cm2in
Morzine4cm2in
Alpe d'Huez3cm1in
Chamrousse3cm1in

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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
Mont Ventoux9cm4in
Isola 20008cm3in
La Foux d'Allos4cm2in
La Joue du Loup4cm2in
Les Orres4cm2in

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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 Gèdre19cm7in
Guzet17cm7in
La Mongie17cm7in
Luz Ardiden17cm7in
Pla d'Adet17cm7in

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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 Forcats44cm17in
Puyvalador35cm14in
Neiges Catalanes23cm9in
Porté Puymorens20cm8in
Cerdagne Puigmal19cm7in

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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 Rousses1cm-

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