Serre Chevalier Snow History

Is Serre Chevalier snowsure? Check out the Serre Chevalier 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: Serre Chevalier prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of July 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 (3865m) is well above the middle elevation of Serre Chevalier. Snowy weather is unknown in Serre Chevalier at the end of July but expect several rainy days. On average there just three dry days during this week each year. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Serre Chevalier during week four of July with the average afternoon temperature 13.3°C and the minimum temperature 11.0°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 8km/h).

Serre Chevalier Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Serre Chevalier (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    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)

Serre Chevalier

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 Serre Chevalier 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.

Serre Chevalier Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Serre Chevalier (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Serre Chevalier

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Serre Chevalier 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.

Serre Chevalier Temperature

Average temperature in Serre Chevalier (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Serre Chevalier

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 Serre Chevalier 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.

Serre Chevalier snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December22cm2.9 days
Snow in January27cm3.0 days
Snow in February23cm3.7 days
Snow in March24cm3.6 days
Snow in April13cm2.6 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data