Is Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie snowsure?

The snowiest week in Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie is week 1 of February. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie 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 Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December14cm2.3 days
January27cm2.7 days
February29cm3.0 days
March26cm3.2 days
April19cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie is 32 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. Bareges & La Mongie typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1875m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1798m) is close to the middle elevation of Bareges & La Mongie. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Bareges & La Mongie in the middle of January but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 32cm. Temperatures should typically stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Bareges & La Mongie during week three of January is -2.1°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.8°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have fresh snowfall occur on average one or two days during this week in any given year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie and (2007 – 2018).


Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie 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 Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie 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 Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie 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 Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie 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 Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie 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.