Argentiere Snow History

Is Argentiere snowsure? 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Argentiere prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2264m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3807m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Argentiere. Snow falls on just one day every 7 years in Argentiere in the middle of August but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 0cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Argentiere during week three of August with the average afternoon temperature 10.3°C and the minimum temperature 7.9°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 8km/h).

Argentiere Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Argentiere (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Argentiere

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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. 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.

Argentiere Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Argentiere (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Argentiere

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • 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. 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.

Argentiere Temperature

Average temperature in Argentiere (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Argentiere

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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.

Argentiere snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December35cm3.0 days
Snow in January55cm3.5 days
Snow in February41cm4.0 days
Snow in March42cm3.9 days
Snow in April29cm3.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data