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French Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 16th August 2022

France Snow Forecasts and Reports for French Ski Resorts

When will it next snow in France?

There is snow forecast to fall in France over the next week, in at least 31 Ski Resorts including Chamonix, La Plagne, Les Arcs, Tignes and Val d'Isère.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Les Houches, which reports snow depths of 146in on upper slopes.

When did it last snow in France?

Recent snow reports indicate that it last snowed in France on Monday 15th August 2022, in Ski Resorts including Argentière and Les Houches.

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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
Chamonix3in
Ski Pass Mont Blanc2in
Argentière2in
Espace Killy1in
Les Arcs2in
Montchavin-Les Coches2in
Paradiski2in
Val d'Isère1in
Villaroger2in
Brides-les-Bains1in

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Top French Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

French ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Argentière146in
Les Houches146in
La Plagne83in
Bonneval-sur-Arc75in
Cauterets75in
Méribel67in
Morzine61in
Valmeinier55in
Corrençon en Vercors47in
La Toussuire47in

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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--No Snow
Argentière-2in Fresh Snow High Wet Low
Avoriaz--Not Known
Ax les Thermes--Fresh Snow High Spring Snow Low
Brides-les-Bains-1in -
Cambre d'Aze---
Chamonix-3in Hard High Wet Low
Champagny en Vanoise-1in -
Chamrousse---
Châtel--Not Known
Courchevel--Not Known
Flaine--Not Known
Font Romeu--Not Known
Isola 2000---
La Chapelle d'Abondance---
La Clusaz--No Snow
La Joue du Loup---
La Plagne-1in Fresh Snow High No Snow Low
La Rosière--Not Known
La Tania--Not Known
Le Corbier--Soft Snow High Spring Snow Low
Le Grand Bornand--Not Known
Les Angles--Fresh Snow High
Les Arcs-2in Not Known
Les Carroz--Spring Snow High No Snow Low
Les Contamines--Soft Snow Low
Les Deux Alpes--Not Known
Les Gets--Wet Snow
Les Houches--Fresh Snow High Wet Low
Les Menuires--Spring Snow High
Les Orres---
Les Saisies--Not Known
Megève--Not Known
Mont Ventoux---
Montchavin-Les Coches-2in -
Montgenèvre--Ski Area Closed
Morillon--Not Known
Morzine--Fresh Snow
Méribel--Not Known
Peisey-Vallandry---
Praz sur Arly---
Puy Saint Vincent--Spring Snow High Hard Low
Risoul--Spring Snow
Saint Martin de Belleville---
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise--Not Known
Samoëns--Not Known
Serre Chevalier--Wet Snow
St Gervais Mont-Blanc--Not Known
The Three Valleys--Not Known
Thollon-les-Mémises--Hard High Wet Low
Tignes-1in Wet Low
Val Cenis-- -
Val Thorens--Not Known
Val d'Isère-1in Not Known
Valfréjus--Spring Snow
Valloire--Spring Snow High
Valmeinier--Spring Snow
Valmorel--Not Known
Vaujany---

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 out of bounds 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
Chamonix3in
Les Arcs2in
Val d'Isère1in
La Rosière-
La Plagne1in

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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
La Grave-

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 Midi-Pyrénées Snow

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

 Languedoc-Roussillon Snow

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

 Franche-Comté Snow

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