La Grave-La Meije Snow History

Is La Grave-La Meije snowsure? Check out the La Grave-La Meije 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: La Grave-La Meije prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2475m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1629m) is well bellow the mid altitude of La Grave-La Meije. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in La Grave-La Meije in the middle of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 42cm. Temperatures should usually stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in La Grave-La Meije during week two of December is -4.4°C while the average minimum temperature is just -5.6°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow happen on average two days during this week every year.

La Grave-La Meije Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in La Grave-La Meije (2007 – 2018)

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    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)

La Grave-La Meije

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 La Grave-La Meije 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.

La Grave-La Meije Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in La Grave-La Meije (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

La Grave-La Meije

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in La Grave-La Meije 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.

La Grave-La Meije Temperature

Average temperature in La Grave-La Meije (2007 – 2018)

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  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

La Grave-La Meije

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 La Grave-La Meije 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.

La Grave-La Meije snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December35cm3.0 days
Snow in January50cm3.3 days
Snow in February40cm4.0 days
Snow in March46cm4.1 days
Snow in April32cm4.1 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data