January 27-31, February 1-2: Weather forecast for European ski resorts

January 27-31, February 1-2: Weather forecast for European ski resorts


How was your January, guys? Was it snowy? Let’s have a look at what the weather will be like during the last week of January and let’s prepare for the first February weekend on some European ski resorts.

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Courchevel, France

The week in Courchevel will start with a sunny Monday morning and snowfall on Monday night. The snowfall will continue through Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday, it will be sunny again. It will rain on Friday. No precipitation is expected on Saturday and Sunday. The most intense wind is expected on Tuesday (gusts up to 8 m/s). Sunday will be the warmest day of the week with 0…3°С (at the height of 2.4 km).

Alpe D’Huez, France

Alpe D’Huez is also said to have snowfall on Monday night, on Tuesday, and on Wednesday. And rain is expected there on Friday. Thursday will be the point where relatively cold weather (-7…-3°С) turns into relatively warm weather (-1…4°C). The gutsiest wind is expected on Tuesday (up to 7 m/s).

Zermatt, Switzerland

It will be -17 degrees in Zermatt (3.9 km) on Monday and it will be even colder on Wednesday (-19 degrees). Then it will become warmer and the week will end with “just” -6 degrees. Be careful! Very strong wind is expected there on Tuesday, gusts are said to reach 21 m/s! After that stormy day, wind’s speed is not to exceed 5 m/s in gusts. Snowfall is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France

Snowfall in Chamonix will start on Monday night and will last till Wednesday evening. Rain is expected on Friday. Tuesday and Wednesday will bring the strongest wind of the week (gusts up to 10 m/s). Temperatures are said to vary from -10°C to -5°C from Monday to Friday, then it will get warmer -3…0°С (2.5 km).

Davos, Switzerland

Davos will have an almost windless week. The average wind speed there will be 2 m/s. Tuesday will be the only day when wind will be gusty (it will speed up to 9 m/s). As for snow, it is expected to fall on Tuesday and Wednesday. At the height of 2.6 km, thermometers will display -15…-6°С at the beginning of the week and -5…0°С on Friday, on Saturday, and on Sunday.

Val d'Isere, France

If you miss snowfall, Val d'Isere will make you happy this week. It will snow all day on Tuesday, on Wednesday, and on Friday. If you like clear sky with no clouds, you will be happy as well — such weather is expected on Thursday afternoon and on Sunday. The week will start with -15°C at the height of 3.5 km and will end with -5°C there. The strongest wind is expected on Tuesday night — 18 m/s. (Do not worry, it will not be so windy the whole week — the average wind speed will be 3-5 m/s).

Val Thorens, France

In Val Thorens, it will also be snowy on Tuesday and Wednesday, but it will rain on Friday. The end of the week will be warmer than the beginning (-3…-1°С vs. -11…-6°C). Wind will maintain the 1-3 m/s speed, but it will have a boost on Tuesday and will reach 7 m/s then.

Cortina D’Ampezzo (Cortina), Italy

The week in Cortina D’Ampezzo will be less snowy. It will snow only on Tuesday there. Temperatures will vary greatly. At the height of 2.9 km, it will be from -3°C to -16°C. Wind is not going to be strong, it will gust up to 6 m/s only on Wednesday midday.

Kitzbühel, Austria

This Austrian resort will welcome its guests with -7…-1°С at the height of 2 km. By the end of the week, it will get warmer — 1…4°С. Windy hours are expected on Tuesday (12 m/s) and on Wednesday (9-10 m/s). Snow will fall on Tuesday, on Wednesday, on Thursday morning. Rain is expected on Friday and on Saturday night.

Verbier, Switzerland

Verbier will not surprise you with its weather conditions. Tuesday and Wednesday will be snowy there. On Friday, it will snow a little (rain is also possible). Saturday and Sunday will be warmer than the rest of the week and wind is expected to be strong on Tuesday and Wednesday (up to 8 m/s).

!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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Text: Windy.app team

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