Is Villard-Reculas snowsure?

The snowiest week in Villard-Reculas is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.7 snowy days during this week with 42cm of snowfall. Check out the Villard-Reculas 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 Villard-Reculas

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December27cm2.7 days
January28cm2.7 days
February24cm2.9 days
March23cm3.1 days
April16cm3.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Villard-Reculas during May (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of May for Villard-Reculas is 12 cm. There are typically 2.1 snowy days during this week. Villard-Reculas normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of May at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2400m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2696m) is similar to the middle elevation of Villard-Reculas. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Villard-Reculas in the middle of May but with an average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Villard-Reculas during week three of May with average maximum temperature 2.5°C and minimum temperature 1.0°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 15km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Villard-Reculas and (2007 – 2018).




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Villard-Reculas 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 Villard-Reculas 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 Villard-Reculas and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Villard-Reculas 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 Villard-Reculas and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Villard-Reculas 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.