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Is Les Gets snowsure?

The snowiest week in Les Gets is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.0 snowy days during this week with 49cm of snowfall. Check out the Les Gets 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 Gets

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December26cm2.7 days
January30cm3.1 days
February26cm3.6 days
March26cm3.1 days
April12cm1.8 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Les Gets during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Les Gets is 21 cm. There are typically 2.5 snowy days during this week. Les Gets typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1587m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1730m) is similar to the mid altitude of Les Gets. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Les Gets at the end of November but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 21cm. Temperatures should generally remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Les Gets during week four of November is -0.1°C while the average minimum temperature is just -1.7°C. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that don't have perfect weather conditions also happen on average one day during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Les Gets 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 Les Gets 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 Gets and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Les Gets 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 Gets and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Les Gets 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.