Is Charmey snowsure?

The snowiest week in Charmey is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.7 snowy days during this week with 35cm of snowfall. Check out the Charmey 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 Charmey

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December24cm2.7 days
January23cm2.8 days
February22cm3.2 days
March19cm2.7 days
April11cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Charmey during August (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of August for Charmey is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Charmey prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1469m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (3777m) is far above the middle elevation of Charmey. Snowfall is unlikely in Charmey in the middle of August but on average there are three days during this week each year when it rains Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Charmey during week three of August with the average afternoon temperature 14.7°C and the minimum temperature 12.7°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


Compare Charmey with:

Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Charmey


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Charmey and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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 Charmey 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 Charmey and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Charmey 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 Charmey and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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 Charmey 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.