Is Les Arcs snowsure?

The snowiest week in Les Arcs is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 55cm of snowfall. Check out the Les Arcs 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 Les Arcs

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December39cm3.2 days
January39cm3.1 days
February33cm3.6 days
March33cm3.7 days
April23cm3.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Les Arcs during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Les Arcs is 24 cm. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week. Les Arcs typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2390m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2078m) is a little below the middle elevation of Les Arcs. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Les Arcs at the start of April. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 5 years during this week of April. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 24cm. Temperatures should generally remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Les Arcs during week one of April is -1.9°C while the average minimum temperature is just -3.3°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snowfall happen 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 Les Arcs and (2007 – 2022).


Les Arcs

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Les Arcs and (2007 – 2022)


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 Les Arcs 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 Les Arcs and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Les Arcs 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 Les Arcs and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Les Arcs 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.