Is Peyragudes snowsure?

The snowiest week in Peyragudes is week 1 of February. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week with 42cm of snowfall. Check out the Peyragudes 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 Peyragudes

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December11cm2.2 days
January22cm2.7 days
February27cm3.2 days
March22cm3.0 days
April15cm2.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Peyragudes during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Peyragudes is 20 cm. There are typically 3.0 snowy days during this week. Peyragudes normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2000m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1658m) is a little below the mid altitude of Peyragudes. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Peyragudes at the end of January but rain is just possible at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 7 years during this week of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 20cm. Temperatures should mostly hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Peyragudes during week four of January is -2.1°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.0°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 17km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow occur on average two days 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 Peyragudes and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Peyragudes


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
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 Peyragudes 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.