Is Flaine snowsure?

The snowiest week in Flaine is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.2 snowy days during this week with 67cm of snowfall. Check out the Flaine 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 Flaine

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December33cm2.9 days
January45cm3.2 days
February35cm3.6 days
March35cm3.5 days
April21cm2.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Flaine during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Flaine is 10 cm. There are typically 1.0 snowy days during this week. Flaine typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2043m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (2953m) is well above the mid altitude of Flaine. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Flaine at the end of October and on average there is one wet day during this week every year too. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 10cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Flaine during week four of October with average maximum temperature 4.4°C and minimum temperature 2.4°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 11km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Flaine 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 Flaine 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 Flaine and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Flaine 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 Flaine 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 Flaine 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.