Is Les Houches snowsure?

The snowiest week in Les Houches is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 43cm of snowfall. Check out the Les Houches 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 Houches

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December24cm2.6 days
January28cm2.8 days
February23cm3.2 days
March22cm2.6 days
April8cm1.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Les Houches during August (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of August for Les Houches is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Les Houches prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1434m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (3856m) is well above the middle elevation of Les Houches. is very unlikely in Les Houches in the middle of August but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Les Houches during week three of August with the average afternoon temperature 16.5°C and the minimum temperature 13.7°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 6km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Les Houches and (2007 – 2022).


Les Houches

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Les Houches 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 Houches 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 Houches 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.