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Weather Forecast for Briancon at 2501 m altitude

issued: 7am 29 Mar 2015 (local time)
Previous weeks

Days 0-3 Briancon Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue morning, min -5°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Sun morning, strong winds from the NW by Mon night).

Days 4-6 Briancon Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -5°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NW on Wed night, light winds from the WNW by Fri morning).
Sunday 29 Monday 30 Tuesday 31 Wednesday 1 Thursday 2 Friday 3
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
 
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
Wind (km/h)
15 NW15
25 NW25
30 NW30
30 WNW30
30 NW30
35 NW35
35 NW35
35 WNW35
30 NW30
35 NW35
35 NW35
40 NNW40
25 NW25
25 NW25
30 NNW30
15 WNW15
15 WNW15
20 NW20
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Snow cm - - 1 - 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - - - 8
Rain mm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C 1 1 -1 0 0 1 2 0 -2 -3 -2 -3 -3 -2 -2 1 2 -1
Min °C -1 0 -2 -1 0 0 0 -1 -5 -5 -2 -4 -4 -2 -2 -1 1 -5
WChill °C -7 -6 -9 -8 -6 -7 -7 -8 -13 -14 -9 -13 -12 -8 -10 -6 -4 -12
Rel. hum. % 58 84 79 79 73 87 40 88 81 27 42 72 63 77 66 73 80 72
Freezing level (m) 2700 2450 2150 2500 2550 2600 2800 2400 1850 1950 2200 1400 2150 2200 1950 2650 2600 1600
Briancon freezing level scale
snowy slope Briancon freezing level
Sunrise 7:20 - - 7:18 - - 7:16 - - 7:13 - - 7:13 - - 7:11 - -
Sunset - 19:55 - - 19:58 - - 19:59 - - 20:00 - - 20:00 - - 20:02 -
The above table gives the weather forecast for Briancon at the specific elevation of 2501 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Briancon. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of France. Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

Visitor Reviews of Briancon


Mick from United Kingdom writes:

Briancon is also known as Serre Chevalier 1200. It is now fully part of the extensive SC system and linked in by a fast gondola to the Prorel mountain. The lift company has invested 50 million Euros into new lifts over the past few years so there are rarely any queues and plenty of new fast 6 person chair lifts. We have skied, as a family, at Serre Chevalier for the past 20 years but have also skied at most of the big resorts in France, Switzerland and Austria over the past 30 years. We return to SC every year as the locals are so helpful, the ski area is 250km of piste and well linked plus the resort is very family friendly. Because of the 4000m+ peaks surrounding SC low cloud can't get into the valley, so the local claim of 300 days of sunshine per year is valid. It is generally either snowing or blue skies. The snow record is better than anywhere else I know in the Alps and there is plenty of good skiing for beginners to advanced. Briancon is a decent size town so has 2 big supermarkets to help keep costs reasonable. The 'old town' is medieval and has UNESCO World Heritage status. Staying in Briancon is the best option but try and get close to the main access point at the Prorel Gondola (google 'Briancon apartments'). I'd suggest self catering as the local hotels are not great and quite expensive. There are also swimming pools and a 1st Division Ice Hockey team that is well worth watching (Les Diables Rouge). The Italian border is only 15 minutes drive away if you want a 'genuine' Italian meal. If you want more variety the lift pass allows 1 days skiing at several other local French & Italian resorts (La Grave, Les Deux Alpes, Montgenevre, Claviere, Sestriere, Puy St Vincent & Souze d'Oulx).

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