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Le Grand Bornand Snow History

Is Le Grand Bornand snowsure? Check out the Le Grand Bornand 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: Le Grand Bornand normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1551m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (1223m) is a little below the mid altitude of Le Grand Bornand. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Le Grand Bornand in the middle of January but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 38cm. Temperatures should generally remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Le Grand Bornand during week three of January is -2.9°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.9°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 12km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but clear, calm and cold days that don't have new snow occur on average one or two days during this week each year.

Le Grand Bornand Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Le Grand Bornand (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)

Le Grand Bornand

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 Le Grand Bornand 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.

Le Grand Bornand Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Le Grand Bornand (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Le Grand Bornand

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Le Grand Bornand 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.

Le Grand Bornand Temperature

Average temperature in Le Grand Bornand (2007 – 2018)

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

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Le Grand Bornand

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 Le Grand Bornand 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.

Le Grand Bornand snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December26cm2.5 days
Snow in January28cm2.8 days
Snow in February23cm3.0 days
Snow in March23cm2.8 days
Snow in April10cm1.6 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data