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French Snow Forecasts - Saturday 4th December 2021

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 2 days, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including Alpe d'Huez, Courchevel, La Rosière, Les Arcs and Méribel.

How much snow is there in France?

The deepest reported snow in France is in Les Karellis, which reports snow depths of 255cm on upper slopes and 40cm lower down.

When did it last snow in France?

Recent snow reports indicate that it last snowed in France on Friday 3rd December 2021, in at least 12 Ski Resorts including Avoriaz, Châtel, La Plagne, Megève and Val Thorens.

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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
Barèges110cm
Pyrenees 2 Vallées110cm
Valle du Louron / Loudenvielle110cm
Corrençon en Vercors43cm
Alpe d'Huez42cm
Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski42cm
Vaujany42cm
Brides-les-Bains40cm
La Tania40cm
Méribel40cm

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Top French Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

French ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Les Karellis255cm
Piau Engaly220cm
Barèges200cm
Cauterets200cm
La Mongie200cm
La Pierre Saint Martin200cm
Tourmalet200cm
Gourette150cm
La Toussuire150cm
Saint-Lary Soulan150cm

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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 HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7 DaySnow Conditions
Alpe d'Huez21cm 42cm Fresh Snow
Argentière20cm 34cm Not Known
Avoriaz11cm 21cm Fresh Snow
Ax les Thermes4cm 13cm Fresh Snow
Brides-les-Bains25cm 40cm -
Cambre d'Aze6cm 21cm -
Chamonix13cm 19cm Fresh Snow High
Champagny en Vanoise12cm 20cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Chamrousse11cm 34cm Ski Area Open
Châtel11cm 24cm Fresh Snow
Courchevel21cm 35cm Fresh Snow
Flaine12cm 20cm Fresh Snow
Font Romeu6cm 21cm Fresh Snow
Isola 2000-6cm -
La Chapelle d'Abondance11cm 24cm -
La Clusaz13cm 22cm Fresh Snow
La Joue du Loup15cm 27cm -
La Plagne12cm 20cm Fresh Snow
La Rosière21cm 35cm Fresh Snow
La Tania25cm 40cm Fresh Snow
Le Corbier6cm 16cm Not Known
Le Grand Bornand9cm 16cm Fresh Snow
Les Angles6cm 20cm Fresh Snow
Les Arcs21cm 35cm Fresh Snow
Les Carroz10cm 17cm Fresh Snow
Les Contamines13cm 20cm Not Known
Les Deux Alpes11cm 26cm Fresh Snow
Les Gets7cm 17cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Les Houches7cm 13cm Not Known
Les Menuires13cm 23cm Not Known
Les Orres6cm 13cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Les Saisies10cm 18cm Fresh Snow
Megève15cm 23cm Fresh Snow
Mont Ventoux2cm 10cm -
Montchavin-Les Coches21cm 35cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Montgenèvre4cm 11cm Ski Area Open
Morillon12cm 20cm Not Known
Morzine7cm 17cm Soft Snow Low
Méribel25cm 40cm Not Known
Peisey-Vallandry21cm 35cm Ski Area Opens:11 Dec
Praz sur Arly10cm 18cm -
Puy Saint Vincent4cm 11cm Fresh Snow
Risoul2cm 7cm Not Known
Saint Martin de Belleville25cm 40cm -
Sainte-Foy Tarentaise10cm 17cm Fresh Snow
Samoëns12cm 20cm Fresh Snow
Serre Chevalier4cm 11cm Fresh Snow High No Snow Low
St Gervais Mont-Blanc10cm 22cm Fresh Snow
The Three Valleys25cm 40cm Fresh Snow High
Thollon-les-Mémises11cm 24cm Ski Area Opens:18 Dec
Tignes10cm 17cm Fresh Snow Low
Val Cenis5cm 11cm Ski Area Opens:12 Dec
Val Thorens13cm 23cm Fresh Snow High
Val d'Isère5cm 11cm Not Known
Valfréjus7cm 14cm Not Known
Valloire10cm 18cm Fresh Snow
Valmeinier10cm 18cm Not Known
Valmorel7cm 22cm Fresh Snow
Vaujany21cm 42cm 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'Huez42cm
La Tania40cm
Méribel40cm
Saint Martin de Belleville40cm
Courchevel35cm

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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 Grave36cm
La Joue du Loup27cm
Les Deux Alpes26cm
Les Orres13cm
Orcières-Merlette13cm

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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
Barèges110cm
La Mongie110cm
Peyragudes110cm
Piau Engaly110cm
Pla d'Adet110cm

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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
Camurac34cm
Le Bleymard28cm
Bolquère Pyrénées 200021cm
Cambre d'Aze21cm
Cerdagne Puigmal21cm

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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 Rousses37cm
Lamoura34cm
Entre-Les-Fourgs32cm
Prémanon32cm
Jougne31cm

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