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 April (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of April for Les Gets is 18 cm. There are typically 1.6 snowy days during this week. Les Gets prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1587m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2380m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Les Gets. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Les Gets at the end of April but rain is more likely than snow with an average of two or three rainy days. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Les Gets during week four of April with average maximum temperature 5.3°C and minimum temperature 3.3°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while fresh snow days that don't have cold, sunny and calm weather also happen, on average one day every second year 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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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
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)

Winter
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
Dashed line

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.