Is Champex-Lac snowsure?

The snowiest week in Champex-Lac is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week with 61cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Champex-Lac

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December41cm3.3 days
January45cm3.3 days
February37cm3.8 days
March36cm3.8 days
April25cm3.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Champex-Lac during February (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of February for Champex-Lac is 56 cm. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week. Champex-Lac normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2186m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1361m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Champex-Lac. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Champex-Lac at the start of February. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 56cm. Temperatures should typically stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Champex-Lac during week one of February is -5.0°C while the average minimum temperature is just -6.9°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week while powder days that don't have cold, sunny and calm conditions also occur on average two or three days during this week each year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Champex-Lac and (2007 – 2022).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Champex-Lac and (2007 – 2022)


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 Champex-Lac 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 Champex-Lac and (2007 – 2022)


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

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. 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 Champex-Lac and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
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.