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Is Gavarnie/Gèdre snowsure?

The snowiest week in Gavarnie/Gèdre is week 1 of February. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week with 62cm of snowfall. Check out the Gavarnie/Gèdre 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 Gavarnie/Gèdre

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December17cm2.0 days
January35cm2.8 days
February42cm3.4 days
March39cm3.7 days
April21cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Gavarnie/Gèdre during July (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of July for Gavarnie/Gèdre is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Gavarnie-Gedre prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2125m, based on historical averages over the last 7 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (4019m) is far above the middle elevation of Gavarnie-Gedre. Snowfall is very unlikely in Gavarnie-Gedre in the middle of July but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Gavarnie-Gedre during week two of July with the average afternoon temperature 12.2°C and the minimum temperature 10.6°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Gavarnie/Gèdre 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 Gavarnie/Gèdre 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 Gavarnie/Gèdre and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Gavarnie/Gèdre 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 Gavarnie/Gèdre and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Gavarnie/Gèdre 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.