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Chamonix Snow Report

Chamonix has average snow depth of 130cm.

Conditions: "Fresh snow on upper slopes".

View conditions on Chamonix live webcams. Read the Forecast, or research monthly averages with our Historical data.
Average Depth: 130 cm
Conditions:Fresh snow on upper slopes

Chamonix Snow Report - 26 Mar 2017

New snowfall: Chamonix accumulation & what's predicted today.

New Snow Fall

ski area average

6 cm

Last Snowfall Date

most recent new snow

Sunday

Sunday 26 Mar

Base Snow Depth

altitude 1035 m

10 cm

Top Snow Depth

altitude 3840 m

250 cm

Snow Conditions

surface condition for skiing

Fresh snow on upper slopes

Today

amount forecast today

0 cm

New Precipitation in Chamonix

The most recent dump in this resort in France was 6 cm on Sunday 26 Mar - current conditions are described as "Fresh snow on upper slopes".

Base Depth

The bottom of the piste lies at an altitude of 1035 metres - the latest report indicates depth at this altitude is 10 centimetres.

Summit Depth

The top lift station lies at 3840 metres altitude - measurments indicate that current depth at the top of the lift served skiable terrain is 250 centimetres.

Forecast Today

There are 0 centimetres of new snow forecast today on the Chamonix ski area.

data is from 26/03/17 predictions and forecasting run

Chamonix Ski Report

Ski area, lift status and skiing conditions expected today.

Ski Area / Ski Lifts

lift status & area open

90 %

Visibility

can you see hazards?

good

Skiing Conditions

weather forecast today in Chamonix

Sunny max 9
min -6

Chamonix Summit

ski and snowboard conditions at the top of Chamonix ski area

summit min -7 °C
wind speed 1 kph
direction ssw

Chamonix Lift Status

Approximately 90 percent of Chamonix lifts and trails will be open today.

Visibility in Chamonix

Affects your ability to see & avoid obstacles like other skiers, negotiate bumps & moguls or avoid dangers such as piste & cliff edges on piste... and crevasses off-piste!

Chamonix Skiing Weather

Precipitation and cloud cover plus max day temperature and minimum night temp.

Summit Conditions

Weather conditions are very different at the top of the Chamonix ski area - go equipped for comfort & safety on the whole mountain.

Conditions in Resorts Nearby

Find snow close to Chamonix with these nearby reports.

Resort Top Depth
Base Depth
New Snow
Depth/Date
Current Conditions More Today?
Argentiere snow report 250 cm
40 cm
5 cm
26 Mar 2017
Fresh snow on upper slopes 1
Combloux snow report 185 cm
65 cm
10 cm
26 Mar 2017
Fresh snowfall 0
Courmayeur snow report 170 cm
65 cm
5 cm
26 Mar 2017
Good skiing conditions 0
Flaine snow report 280 cm
70 cm
10 cm
26 Mar 2017
Fresh snow on upper slopes 0
La Thuile snow report 220 cm
60 cm
7 cm
26 Mar 2017
Good snow conditions 0
Les Carroz snow report 120 cm
100 cm
10 cm
26 Mar 2017
Fresh snow on upper slopes 0
Les Contamines - Montjoie snow report 130 cm
20 cm
10 cm
26 Mar 2017
Fresh snow on upper slopes 0
Les Houches snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Megeve snow report 185 cm
65 cm
10 cm
26 Mar 2017
Fresh snowfall 0
Samoens snow report 150 cm
70 cm
9 cm
26 Mar 2017
Fresh snow on upper slopes 0

More Information & Resources

Natural and man made fresh powder in this French resort.

The average annual snowfall in Chamonix is 190 centimetres each year.

Natural powder is augmented with 96 cannons or "snow guns" along 23km of piste which equates to approximately 15% of all Chamonix runs.

Off-piste skiing and snowboarding is permitted which helps to alleviate the wear and tear on ski conditions on the patrolled trails.

Local Resources

You can get the latest Chamonix report and forecast free on your mobile phone by visiting our mobile website.

You can also call the Chamonix Information phone number 530024 to hear their report in these languages: English, French.

Slope Orientation

The slopes in the Chamonix domain face in these directions: N S E W

Top Tips:

In the coldest winter months of January and February you'll be grateful for a resort with South facing ski areas, which offer some welcome light and warmth in the depths of a mountain winter.

In the warmest spring months of April and May, you'll find the best (ie not slushy) riding is to be had on the cooler and shady North facing trails.

Chamonix rating for snow quality is 4 stars out of 5 overall


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