Is Col de Marcieu snowsure?

The snowiest week in Col de Marcieu is week 2 of December. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 55cm of snowfall. Check out the Col de Marcieu 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 Col de Marcieu

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December28cm2.4 days
January14cm2.0 days
February15cm1.4 days
March9cm1.4 days
April7cm0.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Col de Marcieu during May (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of May for Col de Marcieu is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Col de Marcieu normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1200m, based on historical averages over the last 3 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2979m) is well above the mid altitude of Col de Marcieu. Fresh Snow is unlikely in Col de Marcieu at the end of May but on average there are three days during this week each year when it rains Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the mid altitude in Col de Marcieu during week four of May with the average afternoon temperature 11.4°C and the minimum temperature 9.6°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 8km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Col de Marcieu

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Col de Marcieu 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 Col de Marcieu 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 Col de Marcieu and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Col de Marcieu 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 Col de Marcieu 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 Col de Marcieu 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.