Is Avoriaz snowsure?

The snowiest week in Avoriaz is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week with 52cm of snowfall. Check out the Avoriaz 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 Avoriaz

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December34cm3.0 days
January35cm3.1 days
February31cm3.4 days
March29cm3.1 days
April16cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Avoriaz during March (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of March for Avoriaz is 22 cm. There are typically 2.5 snowy days during this week. Avoriaz typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1730m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1828m) is close to the middle elevation of Avoriaz. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Avoriaz in the middle of March with a rainy day during this week of March happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 22cm. Daytime temperatures at the middle elevation in Avoriaz during week three of March usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.5°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -1.2°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have new snow happen on average one day 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 Avoriaz and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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 Avoriaz 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 Avoriaz and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Avoriaz 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 Avoriaz and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Avoriaz 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.