Is Gérardmer snowsure?

The snowiest week in Gérardmer is week 1 of February. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 22cm of snowfall. Check out the Gérardmer 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 Gérardmer

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December12cm2.5 days
January12cm2.6 days
February13cm2.7 days
March9cm1.8 days
April4cm0.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Gérardmer during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Gérardmer is 11 cm. There are typically 2.6 snowy days during this week. Gerardmer prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 910m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1387m) is a little above the mid altitude of Gerardmer. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Gerardmer at the start of December with a rainy day during this week of December happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Gerardmer during week one of December with average maximum temperature 1.3°C and minimum temperature 0.3°C at the mid altitude. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 21km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not have ideal weather conditions also occur on average one day during this week every year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Gérardmer 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 Gérardmer 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 Gérardmer 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.