Is Val d'Isere snowsure?

The snowiest week in Val d'Isere is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.2 snowy days during this week with 54cm of snowfall. Check out the Val d'Isere 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 Val d'Isere

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December36cm3.2 days
January39cm3.2 days
February36cm3.7 days
March38cm3.9 days
April31cm4.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Val d'Isere during February (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of February for Val d'Isere is 50 cm. There are typically 4.4 snowy days during this week. Val d'Isere expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2700m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1395m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Val d'Isere. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Val d'Isere at the start of February. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 50cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Val d'Isere in week one of February of just -7.5°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.1°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Generally light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't coincide with perfect weather conditions also happen on average three days during this week every year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Val d'Isere and (2007 – 2022).


Val d'Isere

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Val d'Isere and (2007 – 2022)


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 Val d'Isere 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 Val d'Isere and (2007 – 2022)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Val d'Isere 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 Val d'Isere and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Val d'Isere 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.