Is Le Grand Bornand snowsure?

The snowiest week in Le Grand Bornand is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week with 46cm of snowfall. 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.

Average monthly snow in Le Grand Bornand

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December26cm2.5 days
January28cm2.8 days
February23cm3.0 days
March23cm2.8 days
April10cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Le Grand Bornand during October (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of October for Le Grand Bornand is 2 cm. There are typically 0.8 snowy days during this week. Le Grand Bornand prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1551m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2783m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Le Grand Bornand. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Le Grand Bornand in the middle of October and on average there is one wet day during this week every year too. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 2cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Le Grand Bornand during week three of October with average maximum temperature 6.7°C and minimum temperature 4.8°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. 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 Le Grand Bornand and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Le Grand Bornand


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Le Grand Bornand and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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. 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 Le Grand Bornand and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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. 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 Le Grand Bornand and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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.