Snow Forecast 6 pm 22 Mar 2017(local time) Weather Forecast for Flaine at 1585 m altitude issued:
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Days 0-3 Flaine Weather Summary:Moderate rain (total 17.0mm) heaviest on Wed afternoon, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 11°C on Sat morning, min -1°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.
Days 4-6 Flaine Weather Summary:Moderate rain (total 13.0mm) on Sat afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 10°C on Sat afternoon, min -4°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.
|Wed||Thursday 23||Friday 24||Saturday 25||Sunday 26||Monday 27||Tue|
|Summary||mod. rain||light snow||rain shwrs||rain shwrs||light rain||cloudy||rain shwrs||rain shwrs||some clouds||rain shwrs||heavy snow||light snow||rain shwrs||snow shwrs||light snow||light snow||some clouds||clear|
|Freezing level (m)||2100||1900||2250||2400||2100||2600||2950||2850||2800||2700||1700||1650||1950||1700||1700||1900||1250||1900|
- Snow conditions excellent down to resort. Everything open. Why choose La Thuile for your next ski holiday? See why hotelchaletalpina.com/whychooselathuile
- Heavy snow is falling at altitude in Morzine.
- Spring conditions on piste. Overcast skies, mild temperatures.
- Snowing at Megeve.
- It is raining moderately in Chamonix. Well above freezing today.
The above table gives the weather forecast for Flaine at the specific elevation of 1585 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Flaine. 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.
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Visitor Reviews of Flaine
David Clark from United Kingdom writes:
I stayed at Flaine Floret 10-17th March 2012, driving from the UK. Flaine is set over several levels so either wait for a bus or find the funicular cars down to the slopes then walk or walk to the end of the road and pick up the Grand Vans lift.
We stayed in a private apartment which required TLC but was warm and comfortable enough.
Flaine is purpose built - byword for ugly concrete buildings. There are some attractive chalets on the way into town though. Chocolate box picture it ain't.
The prices are very expensive in resort compared to the UK. From 5.5 to 6.5 Euros/ pint. The supermarket (Spar) by comparison seems disproportionately expensive for everything. Flutes at the adjacent bakery are 1 Euro and pain 1.30 Euro. My advice if going on a budget is to go to Lidl in Cluses, one of the Carrefours nearby either on the way to resort or take your food with you if driving.
Expect to pay 9.5 Euros for a takeaway marguerita pizza and between 3.5 and 5.5 Euros for a portion of chips.
The town was quiet during the evening, partially because it isn't the French, Dutch or English half-term, partially because no-one likes to pay too much for drinks and having a good time.
Skiing is superb on the week we went, but deteriorated due to warm conditions - 19 deg in resort during the week. This made some of the runs very slushy and bumpy late afternoon.
The run to Sixt will probably be closed soon unless some fresh snow occurs. If you manage to get to Sixt there is no skiable route back so use the free bus service. Check the timetable as they only run when the run from Flaine is open.
A Flaine or Grand Massif pass is available, we chose a couple of days for Flaine, and the rest for Grand Massif (265 Kms) .
Would I go again? Yes, for the skiing - no, because I found eating and drinking out too expensive.
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