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Is Briancon snowsure?

The snowiest week in Briancon is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 32cm of snowfall. Check out the Briancon 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 Briancon

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm2.7 days
January19cm2.8 days
February19cm3.7 days
March19cm3.3 days
April10cm2.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Briancon during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Briancon is 1 cm. There are typically 0.1 snowy days during this week. Briancon expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1850m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3259m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Briancon. Snow falls on just one day every 14 years in Briancon at the start of June with just two dry days on average. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 14cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Briancon during week one of June with the average afternoon temperature 10.0°C and the minimum temperature 8.0°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 7km/h).

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Briancon 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 Briancon 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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Briancon and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Briancon 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 Briancon 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 Briancon 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.