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Les Menuires Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Les Menuires at 2850 m altitude issued: 12 pm15 Dec 2017 (local time)
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Les Menuires Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Les Menuires Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sun night, min -16°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Les Menuires Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed night, min -10°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Mon afternoon, calm by Wed night).
Friday 15Saturday 16Sunday 17Monday 18Tuesday 19Wednesday 20
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
partly cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
km/h
Wind (km/h)
15 W15
20 NW20
25 NW25
30 NW30
20 NNW20
20 NNW20
15 N15
20 N20
20 N20
35 NNW35
40 NNW40
25 NNE25
15 N15
20 N20
20 N20
15 NNE15
15 N15
5 ENE5
Summary
light snow
snow shwrs
mod. snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
some clouds
clear
clear
snow shwrs
light snow
some clouds
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Snow map
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Snow cm
3-6111----3-------
mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
-13-14-14-15-15-16-14-12-9-8-8-7-5-4-3-2-20
min°C
Min °C
-14-14-15-15-15-16-15-13-10-8-10-10-6-5-4-3-2-2
chill°C
WChill°C
-22-23-25-26-25-25-22-21-17-18-20-20-12-12-10-8-7-5
Humid.%908899969486673728789856184060646444
Freezing level (m)900750500550650030045007501250950120013001250170020502350
Les Menuires freezing level scale
snowy slopeLes Menuires freezing level
Sunrise8:04--8:06--8:07--8:07--8:07--8:08--
Sunset-4:51--4:51--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52-
Eyeball snow report
  1. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: There is heavy snow falling in Les Deux Alpes.
  2. High res simply val logoSimply Val d'Isere Women's World Cup downhill cancelled this weekend due to poor weather conditions (too much snow!)
  3. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snowing at a moderate rate at Tignes.
  4. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: It is snowing heavily at Val d'Isere.
  5. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snow is falling in Val d'Isere.

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The above table gives the weather forecast for Les Menuires at the specific elevation of 2850 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Les Menuires. 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 Les Menuires

Nick from Netherlands writes:

My wife, my daughter (a beginner) and I went for a week from end of February 2012 to early March. Getting to the 3 valleys was a bit of a nightmare as it was the French school holidays so a part of the journey that should have taken 3 hours actually took more like 6.

We made use of the ESF (French ski school) and they were great. By the end of the week my daughter was doing small jumps off-piste and did her first red run. However, something that did trouble me was that we were assured that if the children were not picked up then they would be cared for. Another couple were late returning and their child was left sitting in the snow alone.

We had nothing but sunshine for the whole week. Great for our daughter but we would have liked a little fresh snow. However, despite this none of the pistes were closed due to lack of snow (on the Friday the other side of the valley was closed for blasting due to an avalanche). It did mean that sometimes the pistes were a little icy in the morning but by mid morning they had softened. We are not expert skiers but it appears there are enough pistes to cover all levels.

Les Menuires is part of the 3 valleys and if you are an experienced skier then you will want to buy a 3 valleys pass. As we needed to be back for the end of the ski school at lunch time we opted for the cheaper Les Menuires and Val Thoren option and even then never managed to ski everywhere.

The resort has loads of places to eat and drink but as with all ski resorts you pay a premium if you shop locally. We brought a load of food with us and it really saved us a lot of money.

Getting around the resort is made easy by the free shuttle buses. You just hop on or off at the stop you need. Our first day was made tricky as getting down the mountain to the ski school meant lugging the skis for us all on and off the bus and then using a couple of ordinary lifts. Not a big problem once our daughter was able to ski the basic run to the ski school though.

A big issue is the level of dog muck. I know it is an English cliche that France is covered in dog poo, but it really was everywhere around our residence (Madian) and around the roads and even the waiting area for the ski school. It was especially irritating to have to wipe skis and poles on return as a the ski in area clearly doubled as a dog toilet. They had made a half hearted effort to erect a pole dispensing poo bags but clearly the dog owners ignored this.

Generally, I'd say we had a great holiday and would go back again (despite the poo).

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