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Flaine Snow History

Is Flaine snowsure? 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. 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: Flaine normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2043m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1209m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Flaine. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Flaine in the middle of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 54cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Flaine in week three of January of just -5.2°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.5°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that don't have ideal weather conditions also happen on average two days during this week in any given year.

Flaine Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Flaine (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)

Flaine

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 Flaine 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.

Flaine Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Flaine (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Flaine

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

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. 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.

Flaine Temperature

Average temperature in Flaine (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Flaine

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 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.

Flaine snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December33cm2.9 days
Snow in January45cm3.2 days
Snow in February35cm3.6 days
Snow in March35cm3.5 days
Snow in April21cm2.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data