Is La Plagne snowsure?

The snowiest week in La Plagne is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the La Plagne 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 La Plagne

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December26cm2.9 days
January35cm3.2 days
February25cm3.7 days
March26cm3.7 days
April18cm3.5 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for La Plagne is 27 cm. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week. La Plagne prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2250m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1641m) is far below the middle elevation of La Plagne. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in La Plagne at the start of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 27cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in La Plagne during week one of December is -3.6°C while the average minimum temperature is only -5.1°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 10km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have fresh snow occur on average two days during this week each year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


La Plagne

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in La Plagne 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 La Plagne 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 La Plagne 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.