Is Argentiere snowsure?

The snowiest week in Argentiere is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 79cm 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)
December35cm3.0 days
January55cm3.5 days
February41cm4.0 days
March42cm3.9 days
April29cm3.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Argentiere during September (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of September for Argentiere is 6 cm. There are typically 0.9 snowy days during this week. Argentiere prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of September 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 (3201m) is well above the mid altitude of Argentiere. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Argentiere in the middle of September but rain is twice as usual as snow and in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of September. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Argentiere during week three of September with average maximum temperature 5.7°C and minimum temperature 3.4°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. 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 – 2018).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

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 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

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 – 2018)


Average temperature
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.