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Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie Weather & snow trends

Ski France

Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie Weather & snow trends


Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie Snow History

Is Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie snowsure? 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. 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: Bareges & La Mongie prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last 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 usual freezing level (1756m) is very near the mid altitude of Bareges & La Mongie. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Bareges & La Mongie at the end of January but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 24cm. Temperatures should usually stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Bareges & La Mongie during week four of January is -1.8°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.6°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow occur on average one or two days during this week in any given year.

Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie Snow Conditions

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

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  • 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)

Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie

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 Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie 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.

Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie (2007 – 2018)

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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

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. 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.

Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie Temperature

Average temperature in Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie (2007 – 2018)

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  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie

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 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.

Grand Tourmalet-Bareges/La Mongie snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December14cm2.3 days
Snow in January27cm2.7 days
Snow in February29cm3.0 days
Snow in March26cm3.2 days
Snow in April19cm2.4 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data