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Champéry Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Champery at 2277 m altitude issued: 7 am21 Oct 2016 (local time)  
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Champéry Snow Forecast


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Days 0-3 Champéry Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 5.0mm), mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Sun afternoon, min -4°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Champéry Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 67.0mm), heaviest during Tue night. Very mild (max 10°C on Mon afternoon, min 2°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Tue morning, light winds from the WNW by Wed morning).
Friday 21Saturday 22Sunday 23Monday 24Tuesday 25Wednesday 26
partly cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
rain showers
partly cloudy
Wind (km/h)
5 NNW5
5 NW5
5 SW5
10 SW10
15 SW15
20 SW20
20 SW20
20 SSW20
20 S20
15 S15
15 SSW15
25 S25
25 SW25
20 SW20
15 WSW15
5 NNW5
10 N10
15 NE15
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Max °C
Min °C
Freezing level (m)180018501750210023502250285031503350360037503800345033003150285029002950
Champéry freezing level scale
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Eyeball surf report
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Other resorts in Switzerland are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (2)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Champéry at the specific elevation of 2277 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Champéry. 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 Switzerland.

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Resort name is also written as Champery.

Visitor Reviews of Champéry

Gary Benson from Ireland writes:

It's been a while since a review of Champéry was posted to this website so here's my experience after having just come back from a week's skiing there.

There were 10 of us (all 30-something lads) staying in Chalet Barnard on the Route des Rumières on the northern edge of the village. The chalet was of a good standard with decent-sized bedrooms, an outdoor hot tub, a TV room with X-Box on the ground floor and a large flatscreen TV & DVD player in the main lounge on the first floor. It was only a 6-7 min walk down to the village centre and a 10-15 min walk down to the Champéry Télépherique cable car, although it's quite a steep walk back uphill to the chalet! Thankfully, our chalet operator provided minibus lifts to and from the cable car station.

The village itself is a beautiful, picture-postcard Swiss Alpine village, with traditional wooden chalets that look even better in person than they do in the photographs. We mainly stayed in our chalet in the evenings as a 3-course dinner with wine was provided, although we did spend an afternoon in Mitchell's watching the football and even though it's quite pricey (CHF 8.50 for a pint of Kronenboug 1664) the bar staff are really friendly so we went back on a Friday night when the atmosphere was great. We also went to Champéry's main nightclub, La Crevasse, on the Friday night, which is your typical ski resort nightclub: small and hot with questionable music and extortionate prices (CHF 36 for 3 vodka & cokes).

Access to the massive Portes du Soleil ski area is via the Champéry Télépherique cable car, which only takes about 5-6 minutes to whisk you all the way up to the Planachaux at 2000m, ears popping all the way! There had been a 20-30cm dump of snow in the PdS a week before we arrived (in an otherwise relatively poor snow season) so most of the pistes were in reasonably good condition, although there were large patches of bare ground in places. We had a glorious week of warm spring sunshine, which tended to make the south-facing slopes rather slushy by the afternoon and skiing back to Les Crosets from the Pointe de Mossette was heavy going, especially at the end of a long day’s skiing. However, as long as we stayed on the higher pistes around Le Fornet, Avoriaz and Arare, the skiing was good.

All in all, I would thoroughly recommend staying in Champéry if you plan to ski the Portes du Soleil. However, the main drawback I found was the fact that because the village lies on the far eastern edge of the ski area, it is a bit of a trek to try to explore the whole PdS. Perhaps staying somewhere more central, such as Avoriaz or Morzine, would make it easier to explore more of the PdS ski area.

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