January 13-19: Weather forecast for European ski resorts

January 13-19: Weather forecast for European ski resorts

How was your winter holidays, guys? We are back with our brief reviews! So, if you are planning to ski in Europe, this text will help you prepare for the right weather conditions there.

Courchevel, France

There will be no snowfalls in the beginning of the week in Courchevel, but you will be able to see clear sky with the sun shining bright every day till Friday. Isn’t it great? On Friday, it will become cloudy and snowfall is expected. It will also snow on Saturday. The wind is not expected to be strong this week (gusts up to 4 m/s and only on Saturday). It is said to be about -1… -5 degrees Celsius (2.4 km) till Sunday. Then it will become colder — -14 degrees.

Alpe D’Huez, France

Alpe D’Huez will welcome its guests with cloudless sky, weak wind (up to 2 m/s) and temperatures varying from -4°C to 1°C (2.2 km). In the end of the week it is expected to become colder (-7…-12°C), the wind will be stronger (up to 5 m/s) and it will snow on Saturday and on Sunday.

Zermatt, Switzerland

The week in Zermatt will be quite similar. It will start with zero precipitation, then it will snow on Friday and Saturday (up to 8.3 mm). The wind is expected to be strong only on Saturday (up to 6 m/s). It will be -10…-14 degrees Celsius at the height of 3.9 km till Saturday. Then it will become colder — -17… -23 degrees.

Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France

Guests of Chamonix Mont-Blanc will see clear sky on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. They will witness snowfall on Friday night, on Saturday, and on Sunday morning. Sunday is expected to be the coldest day of the week — it will be -14 degrees Celsius at the height of 2.5 km. Meteorologists do not expect super windy days this week there — the gusts will speed up to “only” 4 m/s.

Zugspitze, Germany

Zugspitze, Germany

Zugspitze is expected to have snowless (and cloudless) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (with 1…-9°С at the height of 2 km). It will snow on Saturday (up to 9.8 mm) and Sunday (the maximum amount of snow is said to fall in the morning — up to 9.6 mm). Wind will be week, its gusts are not going to exceed 3 m/s.

Kitzbühel, Austria

Sunny and nice weather is expected in Kitzbühel this week. It will not snow and it will be -1…-6°С till Saturday. Then it will become snowy and colder (up to -10°C). Wind will be weak the whole week (gusts up to 3 m/s).

Livigno Ski Resort, Italy

The gutsiest wind of the week is expected on Saturday and on Sunday. It will speed up to 6 m/s. Temperatures will be quite stable the whole week in Livigno — -8…-15°С (it will become colder on Sunday night, though — -18°C). Precipitation is expected only on Saturday and Sunday.

Val Thorens, France

This French ski resort will not surprise you with weather conditions as well. It will snow only on Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday morning there. It will be windy on Wednesday (gusts up to 6 m/s) and on Saturday (gusts up to 6 m/s). It will become colder in the end of the week (up to -16°C at the height of 2.8 km) while in the beginning and in the middle of the week it will be moderately cold (-5…-8° С).

Cortina D’Ampezzo (Cortina), Italy

In Cortina, the third week of January will start with zero precipitation, no wind and -8…-12 degrees Celsius (at the height of 2.9 km). It will snow on Saturday and Sunday (up to 9.2 mm) and it will become a bit colder then (up to -15° C). Wind will also stop being so quiet — it will speed up to 5 m/s on Sunday.

Grindelwald ski resort

Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald, Swiss

This ski resort is expected to have similar weather patterns — with snow and fall in temperature on Sunday and with no strong wind during the whole week. It will be -4…-6°С Monday, -1…-6°С on Tuesday, -2…-5°C on Wednesday, 0…-5°С on Thursday, -3…-8°С on Friday, -9…12°С on Saturday, and -12…-14°С on Sunday (2.5 km).

!Due to ever-changing atmospheric conditions some alterations of long-term forecasts are possible. Please double-check the forecast with your weather app.

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