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Is Saint Gervais snowsure?

The snowiest week in Saint Gervais is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 65cm of snowfall. Check out the Saint Gervais 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 Saint Gervais

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December31cm2.9 days
January45cm3.4 days
February33cm3.8 days
March34cm3.5 days
April17cm2.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Saint Gervais during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Saint Gervais is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Saint Gervais expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1875m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3746m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Saint Gervais. Fresh Snow is unlikely in Saint Gervais in the middle of August but on average there are three days during this week each year when it rains Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Saint Gervais during week two of August with the average afternoon temperature 12.3°C and the minimum temperature 9.7°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 8km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Saint Gervais and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Saint Gervais 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 Saint Gervais and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Saint Gervais 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.