Montchavin Snow History

Is Montchavin snowsure? Check out the Montchavin 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Montchavin/Les Coches prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2250m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1228m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Montchavin/Les Coches. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Montchavin/Les Coches in the middle of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 44cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Montchavin/Les Coches in week three of January of just -6.6°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.0°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but bluebird days that do not have fresh snow occur on average two or three days during this week each year.

Montchavin Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Montchavin (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Montchavin

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Montchavin are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Montchavin Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Montchavin (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Montchavin

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Montchavin are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Montchavin Temperature

Average temperature in Montchavin (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Montchavin

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Montchavin 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.

Montchavin snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December28cm3.0 days
Snow in January39cm3.3 days
Snow in February28cm3.8 days
Snow in March29cm3.8 days
Snow in April19cm3.5 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data