Champex-Lac Snow History

Is Champex-Lac snowsure? Check out the Champex-Lac 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: Champex-Lac expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2186m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1357m) is far below the mid altitude of Champex-Lac. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Champex-Lac at the end of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 23cm. Temperatures should generally hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Champex-Lac during week four of January is -4.8°C while the average minimum temperature is only -7.5°C. 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. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average two or three days during this week in any given year.

Champex-Lac Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Champex-Lac (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)

Champex-Lac

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 Champex-Lac 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.

Champex-Lac Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Champex-Lac (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Champex-Lac

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Champex-Lac 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.

Champex-Lac Temperature

Average temperature in Champex-Lac (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Champex-Lac

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 Champex-Lac 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.

Champex-Lac snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December34cm3.2 days
Snow in January50cm3.5 days
Snow in February38cm4.2 days
Snow in March38cm4.0 days
Snow in April27cm3.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data