Is Argentiere snowsure?

The snowiest week in Argentiere is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 70cm of snowfall. Check out the Argentiere Snow History graphs below.Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Argentiere

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December45cm3.2 days
January49cm3.2 days
February41cm3.6 days
March41cm3.6 days
April27cm3.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Argentiere during May (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of May for Argentiere is 11 cm. There are typically 1.4 snowy days during this week. Argentiere typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2264m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (3025m) is far above the middle elevation of Argentiere. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Argentiere at the end of May but rain is more likely than snow with an average of two or three rainy days. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Argentiere during week four of May with average maximum temperature 5.5°C and minimum temperature 3.9°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Argentiere and (2007 – 2022).

Winter
Summer

Argentiere


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Argentiere and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Argentiere are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Argentiere and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Argentiere are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Argentiere and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Argentiere are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.