Bellevaux Snow History

Is Bellevaux snowsure? Check out the Bellevaux 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: Bellevaux normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1451m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1481m) is similar to the mid altitude of Bellevaux. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Bellevaux in the middle of December but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 28cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Bellevaux during week three of December is -0.7°C while the average minimum temperature is just -2.3°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that don't have cold, sunny and calm conditions also happen on average one or two days during this week in any given year.

Bellevaux Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Bellevaux (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • 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)

Bellevaux

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 Bellevaux 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.

Bellevaux Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Bellevaux (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Bellevaux

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Bellevaux 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.

Bellevaux Temperature

Average temperature in Bellevaux (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Bellevaux

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 Bellevaux 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.

Bellevaux snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December21cm2.4 days
Snow in January18cm2.6 days
Snow in February18cm3.1 days
Snow in March16cm2.5 days
Snow in April8cm1.4 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data