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Is Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) snowsure?

The snowiest week in Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.0 snowy days during this week with 35cm of snowfall. Check out the Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) 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 Pra Loup (Espace Lumière)

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December18cm2.4 days
January17cm2.3 days
February20cm3.3 days
March20cm3.2 days
April13cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) during January (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of January for Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) is 15 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Pra Loup prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2050m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1393m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Pra Loup. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Pra Loup in the middle of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 15cm. Temperatures should mostly stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Pra Loup during week three of January is -4.4°C while the average minimum temperature is just -6.6°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but bluebird days that do not have new snow occur on average three 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 Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) and (2007 – 2018).


Pra Loup (Espace Lumière)


Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) and (2007 – 2018)


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 Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) 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 Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) 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 Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Pra Loup (Espace Lumière) 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.