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Is Artouste snowsure?

The snowiest week in Artouste is week 1 of February. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week with 51cm of snowfall. Check out the Artouste 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 Artouste

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December11cm1.5 days
January27cm2.5 days
February33cm3.2 days
March26cm2.8 days
April11cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Artouste during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Artouste is 11 cm. There are typically 1.7 snowy days during this week. Artouste prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1675m, based on historical averages over the last 7 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2087m) is slightly above the middle elevation of Artouste. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Artouste at the start of December with a 50% chance that one day will be rainy during this week of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Artouste during week one of December with average maximum temperature 1.9°C and minimum temperature 0.8°C at the middle elevation. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have fresh snowfall happen on average one day every second year during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Artouste and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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 Artouste 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 Artouste and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Artouste 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 Artouste and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Artouste 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.